Joseph Doyle Perkins

Published 12:27 am Thursday, February 10, 2011

By Staff
Mr. Joseph Doyle Perkins, 86, of 125 Circle Drive, died Friday morning, Feb. 4, 2011, at the Brian Center. Born in Rockingham Co., he was the son of the late William Edward and Elizabeth Saunders Perkins. The husband of the late Lola Bailey Perkins, he was a member of Saulston United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Methodist Men. Mr. Perkins was a watchmaker, jeweler and teacher with Wayne Community College. He worked with his son with Perkins House of Time. He was a veteran of WWII and Korea with the United States Navy. A member of Goldsboro Lodge #634, he was a Scottish Rite Mason in the valley of Wilmington. He was also a member of the Saulston Volunteer Fire Dept., the Wayne Co. Wildlife Pond and was a Gideon.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at Saulston United Methodist Church with Rev. Carolyn Sims and Rev. Rick Ward officiating. The family will receive friend following the service at the church.
He is survived by his son, Marvin Perkins and wife, Emily of Pikeville; his daughter, Adris P. Anderson of Pikeville; a brother, Robin Perkins of Washington; two sisters, Elizabeth P. Talley of Washington and Alice “Tennie” Dickson of Raleigh; six grandchildren, Joseph Perkins and wife, Brandi, Michael Perkins and wife Liz, Damie Perkins, Robin Panowicz and husband David, Max Smith and Madeline Smith; seven great-grandchildren, Joseph Doyle Perkins, Alexis Perkins, Adrian Perkins, Aiden Perkins, Kaylon Perkins, Hailey Panowicz, Lana Perkins and was looking forward to the newest Baby Perkins which is on the way.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be directed to the Gideons International, Goldsboro South Camp, PO Box 509, Goldsboro, NC 27533 or to the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the family and online condolences may be sent through
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