In Loving

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..