Thursday, June 29, 2006

Leroy Perkins, 88, of Jenkins died Thursday, June 22, 2006, in his home.

He was born to Charles and Mary Smith Perkins on Nov. 29, 1917, in Willington, Texas. He was a retired police officer and a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Mable; one son, Dale Perkins; three brothers and one sister.

Survivors include: four sons, Leroy Perkins, of Bakersfield, Calif., Michael Voigt, of Miami, Fla., Jeffery Voigt, of Bellingham, Wa., and Rick Voigt, of Bellingham, Wa.; one daughter, Cathy Sanchez, of Republic; two brothers, Charles Perkins, of Oregon, and Darrell Perkins, of California; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Saturday at noon in Clio Cemetery under the direction of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shriners Children's Hospital.