Gary Dean Perkins, 68, Bland, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Stonebridge (Frene Valley) Nursing facility at Owensville of complications from Covid.
He was born July 30, 1952, in Drake, a son to the late Virgil and Edna (Southard) Perkins.
Gary’s well-being was overseen by his loving mother, Edna, then his sister Shirley Rector with the help of her son/his nephew Dennis Rector. In 2018 Gary became a resident at Stonebridge. Gary enjoyed his dogs, mowing lawns and using his lawn mower to transport himself around Bland. Gary always had a smile and enjoyed helping others. He was very much loved by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Gar was preceded in death by brother Marvin Perkins; and sister Shirley (Perkins) Rector.
He is survived by his brothers, Don Perkins and his wife Audrey of Bland and Bernard Perkins and wife Gloria of Gerald; one sister in law, Rena Perkins of Bowling Green; as well as many nephews and nieces.
Funeral arrangements for a private family service are under the direction of Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle. Interment will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Owensville.