Douglas Conway Perkins
Nov 05, 1933 – Mar 21, 2014
ouglas Conway Perkins, 80 of Louisa, VA went to be with his Lord on Friday, March 21, 2014. Born in Louisa, VA, he was the son of the late Roy Wilson and Mamie Elvira Carter Perkins. He served his country in the U.S. Army at the end of the Korean War; was a member of Byrd Mill Hunt Club and the “Hardee’s Breakfast Club”. He retired to his original homeplace in 1999 after 42 years with C&P Telephone/Bell Atlantic.In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Mae Perkins and a sister, Edna Lucille Perkins. He is survived by his daughters, Marsha Diane Butler of Amissville, VA, Edna Elvira Gough and her husband James of Culpeper VA, grandchildren, William Rickey Butler, Jr. and his wife Cassie, William Jermaine Butler, James David Gough, Jr. and Julie Denise Ruhlman and her husband Wayne, ten great-grandchildren, Brothers, Wilson Perkins and wife Patricia, Harvey Perkins and wife Sharon, all of Louisa, a sister, Hazel Perkins and husband John of Louisa, VA, three nephews, two nieces, as well as his first wife, Dorothy Gaynelle Bayliss and a special friend Shirley Ronquest.The family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Wednesday, March 26th at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa, VA; where a funeral service will be held at 11am on Thursday, March 27th with burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Douglas Perkins Memorial Baseball Fund, c/o Oak View National Bank, 450 James Madison Highway, Culpeper, VA 22701 to be used to support local youth baseball. Baseball was his passion..
Praying for you Edna and Marsha. God I is with you.
Our prayers are with you at the loss of your father.
Our deepest sympathy to the family and especially Edna and James Gough and their families.
My heart hurts for you.The love you two girls expressed for your Father was expressed thru the many times you both were there in times of need.Pslam34:18 says The Lord is close to the brokenhearted & saves those who are crushed in spirit.My prayers are with you always.
Sending heartfelt prayers and love to you Aunt Marsha, Ricky and rest of the family. May God find you comfort during this time. We love you all! Love, Ricky, Tanya and the kids.
I remember working with Doug at the Telephone Company. My sincerest sympathy to his daughters. RIP Doug, you were a very hard worker, now is time to rest.Susan
We are the neighbors your dad so graciously shared his vegetables that he so lovingly planted each year. We will miss seeing him mowing his grass on his John Deere. Jesus is close. He will give you comfort. Our prayers are with you.