Robert James Perkins

  • "Robert, this is Nana. I miss you so much! Your photo is..."
    - Nana Rowan
  • "So sorry to heard about Robert, my son Robert was friends..."
    - Laura Walkenhorst
  • "Thinking of Robert and sending hugs to all of you!!!"
    - Kellie Moss
  • "Still thinking about you Robert, everyone here at Oley..."
    - Amanda
  • "Dear Curtis and Daphne, I am so sorry to hear about..."
    - Ronnie Selman

Robert James Perkins, 16, died Jan. 19, 2013, in his Ruscombmanor Township residence.

Born July 13, 1996, in El Paso, TX, he was a son of Curtis Wayne and Daphne Michelle (Fournace) Perkins.

Robert was a junior at Oley Valley High School.

Robert loved spending time with family and friends, creating pottery at school as well as participating in the Varsity Golf Team at Oley Valley High School.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three siblings: Michelle Marie Perkins, at home, Darian Lee Perkins of Salt Lake City, UT, and Andrew Curtis Perkins, at home.

Other survivors include his paternal grandparents: Vivian L. (Blacketer) Perkins of Orange County, CA, and maternal grandparents, Robbie L. (Howard) Rowan of Lakeland, FL, and James A. Fournace of New Braun-fels, TX.

There are also numerous loving aunts, uncles and cousins surviving.

Robert was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Robert Wayne Perkins.

Services will be held Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., 739 Penn Avenue, West Reading. A viewing will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

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Published in Reading Eagle from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2013