Robert Phelps Perkins

Robert Phelps Perkins

Birth
Taylor County, Kentucky, USA
Death 19 Apr 1997 (aged 50)
Taylor County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 106931613 · View Source
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Robert Phelps Perkins, 60, of Liberty Road in Campbellsville died at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2007, in Campbellsville after a logging accident.

Son of the late James C. "Jim" Perkins and Violet Rice Perkins, he was born on June 6, 1946, in Taylor County. He was retired from the bleach house at Fruit of the Loom, was an employee of Wal-Mart and a former member of the U.S. Army Reserves.

He was married to Nellie Wooley on Sept. 17, 1966. She preceded him in death May 3, 1982. He later married Rita Wilson Benningfield on April 2, 1983. She survives.

Survivors also include four daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila Louise and Terry Maddox of Shepherdsville, Ky., Shirley Ann and Lawrence Yates of Greensburg, Ky., and Mistie Gayle and Joseph Lee and Ashley Renee and Jeremy Mann, all of Campbellsville; a stepson, David Benningfield of Campbellsville; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Perkins and Herbert Lee Perkins, both of Campbellsville; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Fay Wilson of Campbellsville; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Doug and Pam Wilson of Danville, Ky.

In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Robbin Jean Perkins on July 23, 1983; and a brother, Shirley Gene Perkins on Feb. 1, 1941.
Funeral was Sunday, April 22 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. Bro. Robert Boston officiated. Burial was in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Joe Cox, Kalvin Mann, Kevin Mann, Johnny Phillips, Pat Phillips and Chuck Whitehouse.
~Obituaries of Taylor County, Kentucky, Volume V, compiled by Eunice Montgomery Wright


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  • Created by: Lisa Gribbins Cox
  • Added: 19 Mar 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 106931613
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Phelps Perkins (6 Jun 1946–19 Apr 1997), Find a Grave Memorial no. 106931613, citing Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Lisa Gribbins Cox (contributor 46981020) .