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William "Perk" Garrett Perkins

December 3, 1939 ~ September 8, 2019 (age 79)

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William “Perk” Garrett Perkins, 79, of West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 8th, 2019 at his residence.


He was born on December 3rd, 1939 in Orange County, Indiana to Garrett and Nancy (Logston) Perkins.


Perk married Elizabeth “Libby” Qualkinbush on December 30th, 1960 and she survives.


He was also preceded in death by his parents, (1) Brother- Kenneth Perkins, (4) Sisters- Daphne Harrison, Thelma Ash, Judy Kimmel, and Ann Hodson, and (1) Grandson- Spencer Hoffman.


Perk worked at Indiana Furniture in Jasper, Indiana for thirty-three and a half years until he retired. He was a member of the Springs Valley Church of the Nazarene, and also served in the Army Reserves.


He is survived by:


Wife                                                    Elizabeth “Libby” Perkins                              West Baden Springs, Indiana


(2) Sons                                              William “Chip” Garrett Perkins (Tammy)     Carnegie, Oklahoma

                                                            Troy Perkins (Kerri)                                       Meeker, Oklahoma  


(1) Daughter                                       Jane Hoffman (Brook)                                    Jasper, Indiana   



(1) Sister                                              Cheryl “Pete” Dillard                                     Paoli, Indiana  


(6) Grandchildren                               (8) Great-Grandchildren                      




The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Darrell Wineinger and Rev. Chip Perkins and will follow the visitation on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick Indiana.



Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.


In leu of flowers the family requests for donations to be made to The Springs Valley Church of the Nazarene, 763 Bears Bend Rd, French Lick, IN 47432.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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September 11, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Funeral Ceremony
September 11, 2019

1:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

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