Mr. Donald Ray "Donnie" Perkins, 61, of Sardis, MS passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN.
Donnie was born on June 29, 1957 in Batesville, MS to Mrs. Heloise Miller Perkins and The Late Clayton Perkins. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and retired from Law Enforcement with Tennessee Valley Authority. He attended Hosanna Family Worship Center in Pope, MS. Donnie loved traveling, antiquing, fishing, and going to estate sales. He loved his faith and his family dearly and is described by them as the "Family Rock." Donnie will be remembered by his grandchildren for always encouraging them through education and to become the best. Donnie loved people and never met a stranger. He will surely be missed by all that knew him.
Donnie leaves behind his loving family which includes his wife of 41 years, Kim Arnold Perkins of Sardis, MS; his daughter Kassie Perkins (Lisa Sanders) of Senatobia, MS; his son, Rob Perkins (Holly) of Ruther Glen, VA; his sister, Tina Paige (Dale); his brother, Ronald Perkins, both of Batesville, MS; his mother, Heloise Perkins of Sardis, MS; and three grandchildren which were his pride and joy, Sydney Soderberg, Kelli Perkins, and Emma Perkins. He was preceded in death by his father,
A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 2pm in the Senatobia Chapel of Ray-Nowell Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Friday from 1pm until service time at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Ray-Nowell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.