Doyt Merrill Perkins

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Doyt Merrill Perkins, 79, of Buffalo, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the Kensington Center in Elizabethtown.
He was a longtime member and a deacon at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church, retired from LG & E after several years of service, member of Pleasant Ridge Choir, faithful member of the Hodgenville Gideon Camp, former member of the Lincolnaires, lifetime farmer, an avid fisherman and a craftsman of all trades.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Everett Perkins, Sr. and Alva Sprowls Perkins and four brothers, Ray Perkins, James Everett Perkins, Jr., Paul Perkins and Claude Perkins.
He is survived by his wife, of 54 years, Phyllis Benningfield Perkins; two daughters, Bethany (Shannon) Bowen of Magnolia and Betsy Perkins of Hodgenville; two sons, Brian (Judy) Perkins of Loveland, Ohio and Brent (Paula) Perkins of Campbellsville; a sister, Glenda (Paul) Wathen of Hodgenville; two brothers, Maxie Perkins of Hodgenville and Roger (Arlene) Perkins of Buffalo; a granddaughter, Keeahna Bowen and eight grandsons, Keiren Bowen, Kellen Bowen, Brennan Perkins, Blake Perkins, Bryce Perkins, Luke Perkins, Tyler Perkins and Kacy Perkins.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 at the Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church in Mt. Sherman with Brother Daryl Coe, Brother Ronda Arnett, Brother Gerald Gardner and Brother Howard Ragland officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 15 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, December 16 at the Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Hodgenville Gideon Camp PO Box 25 Hodgenville, KY 42748.
Condolences may also be made online at www.dixon-rogers.com.
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Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 West Water Street
Hodgenville, KY 42748
(270) 358-4151
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Published in The Larue County Herald News on Dec. 16, 2015