Charles Jerry Perkins, age 77, husband of the late Wanda Faye Griffis passed away Friday May 20, 2016 at his home.
Jerry was born on August 15, 1938 to the late Charlie and Glenna (Hughes) Perkins. Also preceding him in death is his brother Larry Perkins, a son Jerry.
Survivors include two sons; Tony Perkins and Gary Perkins, step son Eugene Griffis and wife Rose, step daughter Mary Lou Harp and husband James “Jim”. He is also survived by four grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and five step great grandchildren.
Jerry served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Jerry was a member of the Native American Tribe which he was most proud of and showed it through his life and was known by the name of Chief Buffalo Ear.
Funeral service will be on Monday May 23, 2016 at 2:00pm in the chapel of the McCreary County Funeral home with burial to follow in the Pleasant Knob Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 12:00 noon until funeral time. McCreary County Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements of Charles Jerry Perkins.