Richard Perkins

Obituary of Richard Perkins

Richard C. "R.C." Perkins, 78, of Corbin passed away Thursday morning, November 23, 2017 in the home of Michael and Kathy Gibbs.

Born in the Gatliff Community of Whitley County, he was a son of the late Walter and Nancy Perkins.  He had worked as a carpenter with Mays Construction Co.  RIchard enjoyed repairing bicycles and collecting antiques, including toys and model cars.  He belonged to the Frankfort Baptist Church.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Richard Dale Perkins, a sister Eunice Faulkner, and a brother J. B. Perkins.

Survivors include his daughters: Stephanie Patterson (Damon) and Marlene Farley (Charles); a sister Jean Stout (Junior);  his brother-in-law Fred Faulkner; a special friend Velma Angel; his friends and caregivers Michael and Kathy Gibbs; his special little buddy Malachi Creech; and many other friends and his church family.

Richard's visitation will begin at 11 am Monday at the Frankfort Baptist Church, with his funeral to follow at 1 pm there.   Rev. James Hodge will conduct the service.

Burial will be at the Moore Cemetery.

Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.