The Richmond Register

October 24, 2013

Tommy Royce Perkins, 57

Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral home

RICHMOND — Tommy Royce Perkins, 57, of Valley View, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at his home.

He was born January 22, 1956, the son of the late Floyd and Mattie Hendrix Perkins.

He loved his family and especially admired his grandchildren, and he enjoyed horses. He was a construction worker and was of the Christian faith.

Survivors include: his companion, Lynn Rice; one son, Timothy Perkins (Michelle); one brother, Ronnie Perkins; two sisters, Emily Keller (Clyde) and Pauline Neeley; two stepchildren, Tyler and Deanna Rice; four grandchildren, Michael Pingleton, Taylor Perkins, Joshua Thacker and Daniel Thacker; two step-grandchildren, Kaylee and Trevor Rice; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Gordon Robinson officiating.

Burial will follow in the Perkins-Jones Cemetery at Baldwin.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Charlie Foster, Mike Azbill, Kenneth Tudor, Dale Rhodus, James “Coon” Northern, Larry Harvey, Jerry Reynolds, Keith Hendricks, Donald “Butch” Comley and Rick Azbill.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Don Comley, Clay Masters, Homer Luster, Jason Shanks, Hubert Barnett, Elzie Ray Rhodus, Wayne Perkins, Hollis Tucker and Russell Azbill.