Marion Leo (Jr) PerkinsDecember 5, 1932 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 84)
Marion Leo Perkins, Jr., 84 of 575 Stonewall Jackson Blvd. Orangeburg died Wednesday, August 23, 2017at Riverside Rehab in Orangeburg.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Orangeburg with burial at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens in Orangeburg with Rev. Larry Williams officiating.
Pallbearers will be Ernie Wilson, Rick Wilson, John Gleaton, Mark Gleaton, Nick Nielson and Alvin Edgemon.
He was born December 5, 1932 in Elloree, SC; the son of the late Marion Leo Perkins, Sr. and the late Freda Mae Huggins Perkins. He was retired from Utica Tool Company; a former member and deacon of Garden City Baptist Church and he served in the National Guard. He was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Gleaton and a grandson, John Mark Rutledge.
SURVIVORS include his wife; Betty Jo Perkins of Orangeburg; 2 daughters; Mrs. Debbie Platt (Gene); of Elloree Mrs. Pam (Mike) Holbert of Orangeburg; 1 son; Leo (Terri) Perkins III of Newman, Georgia; 1 brother; Bobby (Carolyn) Perkins of Elloree; 1 sister; Helen Wilson of Greenwood, SC; a brother-in-law; Aubrey Gleaton of North, SC; 3 grandchildren; Lisa Loadholt, Lance Dukes and Kayla Coleman; 3 great grandchildren; Austin Loadholt, Lexus and Ellie Dukes.
Friends may call at the residence of Mike and Pam Holbert; 2740 Myrtle Drive, Orangeburg and at the funeral home.
Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, August 25, 2017 at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. in Orangeburg.
Memorials may made to the American Cancer Society; 128 Stonemark Lane; Columbia, SC 29210.