Mar. 13, 1980 Brandon Hillsborough County Florida, USA
VALRICO, FL - Funeral servies for Leo Ivan Perkins, 70, of Valrico, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00pm at the Stowers Brandon Chapel with Dr. Robert R. Barber, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Brandon, officiating. Interment will follow at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens. Active casketbearers will be Donald Davis, Richard Staples, Gene Dover, Tony Ussery, Robert Wrren and Donald Bowren. Survivors include 3 sons; Robert L. Perkins, Douglas F. Perkins, Joseph C. Perkins all of Brandon, FL; 2 daughters, Karen J. Horn, Valrico, Betty June Scarlett, Redford, MI; brother Russell Perkins, Deerfield Beach, FL, 18 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. A native of Dowagiac, Michigan, Mr. Perkins had lived in the area since 1961 coming from Pontiac, MI. He was the owner and operator of Perkins Automotive in Brandon, FL until his retirement in 1975. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Brandon and was a Mason. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening from 7:30 until 9pm.