|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1963|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2009|
KILGORE - Services for Kyle W. Perkins, 45, of Kilgore will be 4 p.m., Thursday, January 29, 2009, at Dotson Auditorium, Kilgore, with Chris Vidacovich officiating. Burial will follow in Danville Cemetery. Mr. Perkins died Sunday, January 25, 2009, in Kilgore, Texas.
He was born June 19, 1963, in Houston. Kyle attended public schools in Houston, and Whittier, California, before graduating in the Kilgore High School Class of 1981. He attended Kilgore College where he was a member of the marching band and the stage band. While in high school, Kyle worked with his grandfather, Marvin Baird, at Baird Tire Company of which he eventually became the owner and operator. Mr. Perkins was one of the youngest members of the Kilgore Rotary Club, serving twice as president and is a Paul Harris Fellow. Kyle's passion for the outdoors spilled over into helping our youth as an assistant Scout Master of BSA Troup 252 and into his involvement with 1800's mountain men re-enactment group "The Pineywoods Buck Skinners." Mr. Perkins enjoyed singing with the male chorus, "The Sound Connection" and "Sabine River Bottom Tune Shiners" quartet. Kyle's passion for service to others extended in his more recent work with the Kilgore Rescue Unit, the Kilgore Fire Department and ParaSafe. His family has been longtime members of the Chandler Street Church of Christ where Kyle served as a deacon.
Mr. Perkins is survived by his wife, Linda Perkins of Kilgore; a daughter, Laura Perkins of Austin; a son, Travis Perkins of Searcy, Arkansas; his mother, Loree Baird Perkins Samford of Kilgore; father, William Lee Perkins of Kilgore; sister, Lanea Cope of White Oak; in-laws, Larry (Carlene) Partain of Longview; two brothers-in-law, Alan (Courtney) Partain of Leesburg, Virginia, Steven (Cheri) Partain of Portland, Oregon; three nieces, La Rea` Fallis of White Oak, Danielle Fallis of Longview and Lashea Cope of White Oak; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Created by: EastTexan
Record added: Jan 28, 2009
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