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“So sorry sending prayers to you and your family ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Tim,Franny.Joshua Barnard - KY

“so sad to hear this about my good friend rip my dear friend ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: james tunnicliff - daytona beach, FL

“Bill and Karen, I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Uncle Bill will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him. I wish I could be there with you....Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Marsha Gering - DeBary, FL

“Karen & Bill, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I always remember him as a kind and gentle man. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Randa Richey - Friend

“Mr. Bill was a bright spot in our neighborhood. He and your mother created a warm, beautiful inviting place. We will miss seeing him out and about....Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Lana Crowder - Central City, KY

“Karen & Bill , you had wonderful parents and I know my word can't stop you feels of loss! I want to let you know I am here for you! Love you! ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lana & Billy Hoskins - Greenville, KY

“I'm sure it's been over 40 years since I visited. Very sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Rutkowski - Livonia, MI

“Mr. Perkins married Billy and I in front of Bobby and Jeannette's fireplace. He and his family became immediate friends of mine. You are all in our...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Starla Hendrix

“SORRY to hear about your DAD BILL. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Steve Shrull - centertown, KY

CENTRAL CITY – William Howard Perkins, Sr., 86, of Central City, died Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 5:00AM under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Perkins was born January 13, 1934, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired Cumberland Presbyterian minister, and also a retired school teacher. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Perkins; and brother Stewart Perkins, Jr.

He is survived by his son, William (Renee) Perkins, Jr., of Owensboro; daughter Karen (Larry) Raley of Central City; grandchildren Austin (Tara) Ray, Krista (Matt) Clark, Kelli (Lance) Coulter, Abbi (Ryan) Williams, and Katie (Zach) Dillman; great-grandchildren Stetson Williams, Greg Williams, Carver Williams, Frasier Ray, Knox Clark, and Carter Clark; and sister Emma Carroll of Springfield, KY.

Funeral services and visitation are private, with Rev. Curtis McGehee officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at