Columbus "Tommy" Perkins

Columbus "Tommy" Perkins

05/27/26 - 02/22/13

Funeral services for Mr. Columbus "Tommy" Perkins will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in Occupy #1 Baptist Church, Pitkin with Reverend Hardy Estes officiating. Interment will follow in Occupy #1 Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.

Mr. Perkins, 86, of Leesville entered eternal rest on Friday, February 22, 2013 in Byrd Regional Hospital, Leesville.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sadie Perkins, three brothers, five sisters and two grandchildren.

Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include five sons; Billy Wayne Perkins and his wife, Nell of Pitkin, Tommy Wayne Perkins of Vero Beach, Florida, Gary Wayne Perkins and his wife, June of Phoenix City, Georgia, Robert Lee Perkins and his wife, Darlene of Pitkin and Wilbur Glen Perkins and his wife, Kimberly of Leesville; five daughters, Nelva Jeane of New Llano, Rita Faye Bodie and her husband, Bill of Leesville, Yvonne LeJeune and her husband, C.J. of Sulphur, Becky Estes and her husband, Hardy of Grant, Sandra Gail Bradford and her husband, Gary of Glenmora; one sister, Athlea Willis of Kountze, Texas; twenty-six grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Friends may call at Occupy #1 Baptist Church, Pitkin on Monday, February 25, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Perkins family by visiting www.rushfh.com

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Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 24, 2013