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Hobert Perkins, age 83, of Pine Knot, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015, at the Continue Care Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky.

Hobert was retired from D. H. Campbell, Inc., having worked as a mechanic and welder.  He had worked for Stearns Mining Company and had driven a coal truck.  He was a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict.  He was a member of the East Pine Knot Tabernacle Church of God and loved going to church.  He also enjoyed fishing, working and piddling.

Born January 22, 1932, in Holly Hill, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Elmon and Amanda (Campbell) Perkins.  Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Nelma Ruth (Taylor) Perkins. 

Surviving family include a daughter Cathy Cox (husband Mike) of Pine Knot, a son Stanley Perkins (wife Andrea) of Lebanon, Indiana, a grandchild, Jason Perkins (wife Brandy), step-grandchildren; Michael Bostick, Misty Crabtree, Amy Martin (husband Daniel) and Tosha Cox.  He has one great grandchild, Cayley Ann Perkins and four step great-grandchildren; Mandy, Gracee and Erica Martin and Austin Cox. Brothers; Harvey Perkins (and Betty) of Holly Hill, Kentucky, Paul Perkins (and Ann) of Pine Knot, and Roy Lewis of Williamsburg, Kentucky, Sisters; Toni Lawson (and Gorman) of Norwood, Ohio, Artie Douglas (and Kenneth) of Ohio and Loretta Duncan (and Ronnie) of Georgetown, Kentucky.

Funeral services Monday, May 11, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Rev. William Kilby and Rev. Harvey Logan officiating  Burial at the T. Chitwood Cemetery.  Visitation Sunday evening from 6 – 9 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family of Hobert Perkins with funeral arrangements.

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a very good man.had not seen him in years.we were next door neighbors.and I will never forget the love and kindness shown by Mr and Mrs Perkins when my mother passed away.RIP dear friend.

Jim Lutes May 11 2015 12:00 AM

really going miss hobert. i loved him dearly. he would always send me flowers for mothers day after tim passed away.

jenniferwilson May 9 2015 12:00 AM

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