Rev. Carol G. Perkins, the son of the late Riley and Pernie Perkins, was born Monday, July 15, 1940 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Campbellsville at his home.
He was 79 years and 4 months of age.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was called into the ministry as a pastor in the Separate Baptist Church, having served as pastor of Flatwoods in Columbia, Holy Temple in Albany and Victory Church in Campbellsville and was one of the founders of Campbellsville Separate Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Parker-Kalon in Campbellsville, where he was a tool and die maker. He loved visiting and meeting new people everywhere he went, he never met a stranger.
He enjoyed making knives, photography, grafting apple trees and spending time with family and friends and playing with his dogs.
He united in marriage on August 12, 1962 to Carol Ann Tungate Perkins, who survives.
Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter: Tina Perkins-Draper and husband Dennis of Campbellsville; four grandchildren: Aaron Brock and wife Elesha, Mackenzie Brock and wife Jessika, Kansas Riley Gutierrez and husband Alex and Wayne Draper; ten great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Rev. Perkins, was also preceded in death by four sisters: Margaret Wilson, Dorthea Read, Frances Hayes and Linda Cox and a brother: Clyde Perkins.
The funeral service for Rev. Carol G. Perkins will be Monday, November 18, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Bro. Clifton Cowan and Bro. Roger Peak will be officiating.
Visitation from -5-8 PM on Sunday at the funeral home
Pallbearers: Dwayne Cox, Richard Chelf, Lonnie Farmer, Mike Bennett, Randy Reece, Billy Wilson, Glen Parker and Leonard McDonald.