Richard Allen Perkins, 75, widower of Mary Janet Palmer Perkins, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
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He was born Aug. 18, 1939 in Brooksville, Ky., a son of the late Alexander and Louise Kalb Perkins. He was a retired Ladish Co. Employee, was in the Army Reserves and was a member of Cynthiana Christian Church.
Survivors include: his sisters, Mabel (Andrew ""Jr."") Merrill and Norma Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home, officiated by Dr. Larry W. Bishop and Dr. Timothy Teater. Burial will follow the service in Battle Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cynthiana Christian Church, Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Harrison Memorial Hospital Nursing Scholarship Fund.
Pallbearers are: Stewart and Stephen Ecklar, Greg Palmer, Matthew Marsh, Mark Thomas Marsh, Mark Marsh, Danny Price and Nick Marsh.
Honorary pallbearers are: Roy King, Joel King, Fred Irle, Gary McCauley, Fritz Irle, John Irle, Donald Palmer and Bruce Hampton.
Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street Cynthiana, KY 41031
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Aug. 21, 2014