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Douglas Rice Perkins

Douglas Perkins

March 11, 1924         ~          July 9, 2011

Douglas Rice Perkins, 87, of Glasgow died Saturday, July 9, 2011. He was the son of the late Preston L. and Mary Averitt Perkins. He was a WWII Marine Veteran where he served on several Islands including Iwo Jima and occupied Japan. He married Linda Ladd Perkins on June 3, 1949, he was a field representative for Dean’s milk company for 40 years, after retirement he was a life guard at the Barren County YMCA until he was 80 years old. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Besides his wife he is survived by four children: Larry Douglas Perkins and his wife Vicky, Leslie Royce Perkins and his wife Melissa, Lonnie Lee Perkins and his wife Patty and Lynn Perkins Peterson and her husband Clark; ten grandchildren: Dana Thomas, Caroline Perkins, Rebecca Perkins, Leah Perkins, Preston Perkins, John Perkins, Mark Perkins, Justin Peterson, Gabrielle Peterson, Joshua Peterson; one great granddaughter: Amelia Thomas; one sister: Nell Perry.

There will be a memorial service 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Immanuel Baptist Church with Glasgow Chapter 20 DAV providing military honors. Visitation will be from 4-8 P.M. Tuesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home and after 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Church. Alternate expressions of sympathy may be donations to the Barren County YMCA.

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9 Entries for Douglas Rice Perkins

  1. Mike and Dianne Steenbergen says:

    Leslie, I was sorry to hear the passing of your Dad. Your in our thoughts and prayers.Old classmates at ATS
    Mike Steenbergen and Dianne Smith Steenbergen

  2. David and Marilyn Hatcher-Thomas says:

    Leslie: We were so sorry to hear about your Dad. Weren’t sure if we would make it to the funeral home, but wanted you and your family to know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Jeff and Shelia Ward Furlong says:

    So sorry for you loss. We’ll be remembering you in our prayers.

  4. Ernie and Martha Wagoner says:

    Just wanted you to know, and I think you do, just how much Linda and Doug have always meant to us. Linda, we will miss Doug so much. But we know God has bigger and better things for us than this earth. We love you and if anything we can do , please call or let us know.

  5. Mark and Ann Esterle says:

    Larry and family,

    We are very sorry to learn that your father passed away. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Mark and Ann Esterle

  6. Donnie & Lori Miller says:

    Lonnie, so sorry for your loss.

  7. David and Jackie Powell says:

    Leslie, Larry, Lonnie, and Lynn, We are sorry we can’t be there.We are very sorry for your loss.We will be thinking of you and you are in our prayers.Love David and Jackie.

  8. Anthony and Joy Greer says:

    Linda, Larry, Leslie, Lonnie, and Lynn…..our hearts are heavy and hurting so. We thank God for the tremendous BLESSING of knowing Doug. Truly, a life well-lived. We will remember you in our prayers. Love always, Joy and Anthony

  9. Elaine Cannon Alexander says:

    Leslie. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad..We lost Mom the same day..Please accept our deepest sympathy from all the Cannon family. May God bless each and every one of you..You all will be remembered in our prayers. Keep us in yours.