Orvele Thomas Perkins

PERKINS, ORVELE THOMAS, 93, of Garrard County, KY, formerly of Louisville, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013 in Danville, KY.

Orvele was an Army veteran of World War II and retired from General Electric. He was a member of the VFW and Metro Parks Senior League Softball.

Orvele is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Maynard Perkins; mother, Elizabeth Steele; father, Charles Perkins; sisters, Lottie, Ethel, Myrtle, and Dorothy; and brother, Ed.

He is survived by his son, James Perkins (Oma); grandson, Eric Perkins; granddaughter, Shelly Hudson; great-grandchildren, Micheal, Kristina, Jackie, Amanda; great-great-grandchildren, Tristan, Sean, Jose, and Michelle; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service to honor the life of Orvele will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to Home of the Innocents, 1100 E. Market St., Louisville, KY 40206.

Please leave your condolences online at www.evergreen-louisville.com.

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 25, 2013