Earnest Perkins, 78, of Fort Stockton, passed away in his hometown on Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was born June 25, 1939 in Spur to Terrell Jack Perkins and Lena Douglass.
Earnest is survived by his wife of 52 years, Delores Perkins; son, Thomas J. Perkins, and his wife Maribel of Fort Stockton; daughter, Lena C. Skaggs of Fort Stockton; sisters, Betty Stanley, Arlene Jones, Darlene Young, Judy White, and Jackie Olsen; 6 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Earnest is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cynthia Mowery; brother, Terrell J Perkins Jr.; and sisters Ruth Graves and Peggy Perkins.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at the Pecos County Civic Center in Fort Stockton with Scott Owens officiating. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.heritagefuneralhomeofthebigbend.com.