Darrel Perkins, 81, husband to Barbara Barnett Perkins for 47 years, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
Born September 10, 1941 in Harrison County to the late Wilbur & Zella Mae Jones Perkins, he was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired carpenter and a lifelong farmer. He was also a Kentucky Colonel and a former Conservationist of the Year.
Other survivors include a son: Kenneth (Melissa) Perkins; a brother, Richard Perkins; a sister, Virginia Coy; and 3 grandchildren: Joseph Douglas Perkins, Taylor Reece Perkins & Emily Mae Perkins, along with several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding him in death were 4 brothers: Donnie, David, Paulie B. & Lewis Webber Perkins, and 2 sisters, Bonnie Snapp & Loretta Perkins.
Services will be 12:00 Noon Wednesday, November 30th at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home by Bro. Bill Platt. Burial with military honors will follow at the Kentucky Veterans' Cemetery North in Williamstown.
Casketbearers will be Mike, Gary, Paul Gene, Daniel & Donald Perkins and Mike Turner.
Honorary bearers will be Jason Hensley and Bobby & Kevin Perkins.
Visitation will be after 10:00 A.M. Wednesday.