|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1874|
|Death: ||Apr. 6, 1956|
Obituary appearing in Elwood Call-Leader:
David Perkins Dies Today; Rites Monday
David C. Perkins, 81, 2414 South C Street, died at 2:30 o'clock this morning at the Malicoat Nursing Home of complications following several months illness.
Born Aug. 15, 1874 in Tipton County, he was the son of Adam and Alice Perkins. He was married to Lottie Cole, Dec. 24, 1896. He was retired and was a member of Jehovah Witness.
Survivors include the widow, 10 children, Mrs. Connie Rockafellar, Raymond, Roy, Mrs. Carrie Williams, Mrs. Beulah Smith, Mrs. Elizabeth Glotzbach, Mrs. Charlotte Moore, all of Elwood, Mrs. Mary Schlemmer of Harrison, Ohio, Glen of Cincinnati,Ohio, and Floyd of Denver, Colorado, and one brother, Carl, of Atlanta, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The body is at the Copher and Fesler funeral home, where friends may call Saturday.
Funeral rites will be held Monday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at Copher's with Richard Brandehen of Kokomo, Jehovah Witness minister, officiating. Burial will be made in the Cook Cemetery at New Lancaster.
Tenant farmer and worked at the Tin Plate in Elwood.
Built a log cabin by felling the trees himself and taking them to the mill for lumber to finish the insides of cabin.
Had twelve children: Connie (Rockafellar), Ray, Roy, Carrie (Williams), Mary (Schlemmer), Glen, Beulah (Smith), Sherman (died at three weeks), Elizabeth (Ellis, Glotzbach), Floyd, Charlott (Moore), and Freddy who was stillborn.
Was a good fiddle player! Chewed Mail Pouch tobacco.
Adam Perkins (1843 - 1913)
Charlotte Leota Cole Perkins (1880 - 1966)*
Connie Marie Perkins Rockafellar (1897 - 1976)*
Raymond Audrey Perkins (1899 - 1975)*
Roy Albert Perkins (1903 - 1962)*
Carrie M. Williams (1905 - 1997)*
Beulah Blen Perkins Smith (1911 - 1984)*
Sherman Fredrick Perkins (1913 - 1913)*
Elizabeth Ann Perkins Glotzbach (1914 - 1991)*
Floyd C. Perkins (1917 - 1993)*
Charlott L Perkins Moore (1920 - 2012)*
David Claude Perkins (1874 - 1956)
Carl F Perkins (1876 - 1960)*
Guy Orville Perkins (1878 - 1943)*
Perkins, David C.
New Lancaster Cemetery
Created by: Judy Glotzbach Noble
Record added: Sep 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30005846