May 10, 2017 – Dec 07, 2010
Wilmer Porter Perkins, 93, of Louisa County, passed away peacefully December 7, 2010 at the home of his family, Harry and Delmayne Tudy Carter, where he has resided for the past 8 years. He was born May 10, 1917 to Henry C. Perkins, Sr. and Mary Alice Watkins Perkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Evelyn Jackson Perkins, his brothers, Linwood Chug and Welford Perkins and his sister, Ruby Hopkins.
He was a devoted lifetime member of Macedonia United Methodist Church until his death. Wilmer was a saw miller and farmer, he was a strong man known for his hard work and his faith in God. He was well respected, a good neighbor and friend to all and he will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his devoted family; son, James P. Perkins Virginia of Ruckersville, and daughters, Nancy P. Harlow Henry Clay and Delmayne P. Carter Harry all of Louisa, his brothers, Henry C. Perkins, Jr. Ernelle of Louisa, Lewis Perkins Mary Emily of Staunton, his sisters, Louise P. Jackson of Charlottesville, Mildred Holt Garland of Louisa, Joyce Richardson of Louisa, his brother-in-law, O.T. Hopkins, his sister-in-law, Frances Perkins, his grandchildren who brought much joy to his life Tammy Perkins Cancela-Vaz Jaime of Manassas Anthony S. Carter Crystal of Louisa Angela C. Kennedy David of Louisa Ginger Perkins of Lynchburg his great-grandchildren who he loved very much Zachary and Patrick Carter of Louisa Jackson Caraline Callie and Caitlyn Kennedy of Louisa along with many nieces nephews and friends who were very special to him.
The family wishes to thank Dr. William Dandridge and his staff for their care through the years and the support and love of his church community family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Saturday December 11 2010 at Woodward Funeral Home where a funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday December 12 2010. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Linda Crabbs Rev. Marvin Towler and Rev. Clyde Nuckols will be officiating. Pallbearers are Harry Carter Henry Clay Harlow Anthony Carter Charles Jackson David Kennedy Clarence Carter Roy Poindexter and Donald Smith. Honorary Pallbearers are Zachary and Patrick Carter Jackson Kennedy Calvin Harlow Davis Hodges O.T. Hopkins Jaime Cancela-VAZ Garland Holt and Joseph Brock.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to: Macedonia United Methodist Church Building Fund c/o Faye Stewart 1124 Holland Creek Road Louisa VA 23093.
I will miss you, Like the person anyone would want to know and have around.
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. He reached an impressible age of 93 and sounds like you have wonderful memories. Hope knowing that others care will help comfort you.
Delmayne and Harry,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family with the passing of your dad. We know he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
You are in my thoughts a prayers.
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Big Papa will truly be missed. We always enjoyed listening to his stories from the past. God Bless you all.James & Judy Fifer
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Delmayne and Family:I was so sorry to hear of the death of your father. He was a wonderful man who was loved by all who knew him. May you find comfort in your memories of his life and know that he`s at peace now. I like to think he`s in heaven with Sam and those before him helping take care of God`s acres as he was a true farmer. Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. God Bless you all. Mary and Chuck Johnson
Your family is in my prayers!Ruth Bourne Jenkins
Delmayne and HarrySo sorry to learn about your fathermy prayers are with you and your familyJane Wood
DELMAYNE,NANCY,JAMES, My or thoughts and prayers be with you all.Wish we were there with you at these hard times. love you all.
WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. PAT AND DOREEN HALLINAN
With deepest Sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone at this time. Wish we could have been there.
Our thoughts and prayes are with you and your faimly at this sad time.
MY sincere condolences with the loss of your father. My thougts and prayers are with the family at this diffcult time.
He will truly be missed, thinking of all of you in this hard time.
Dearest James, Virginia, Nancy,Henry Clay, Delmayne, Harry, All the brothers and sisters, and each child.We are thinking of you in your loss of Wilmer. You were truly blessed to have him. Please know that he lives on forever with all the fond memories, and family times. I don`t think I have ever been to Macadonia Church when he was not there unles it was a gathering of all ladies.Love and prayers to each of you and your families at this very special time of the year. May God give you the strength to celebrate the memories of your loved one this Christmas, and in all the years to come.Love and Prayers.
I am so sorry to hear about your father Delmayne. I miss all of you so very much. I know he is in a much better place. All of my love,Melanie Beard LoganFay Beard`s granddaughter
To the Carter family,We are very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Mark, Susan, Sean, Kyle and Cole Alberts