Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 12, 2014

Burton Kyle Perkins

I Am With Him Luke 23:43 Surely, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.

TAZEWELL, Va. — Burton Kyle Perkins, age 69, of Thompson Valley Community in Tazewell, VA went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 with his loving family by his side. He fought the battle against cancer and won. Born November 19, 1944 at Berwind, WV, he was a son of the late Henry Burton Perkins and Georgia Mae Smith Perkins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Gail Perkins, two sisters, Wanda Carol Abel and Myrtle Sue Abel; one brother, David Lee Perkins.

Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife of 47 years, Lillian Euvon Perkins; daughter, Linda Euvon Absher and husband, Tim of North Tazewell, VA; grandson, Adam Absher; one sister, Lois Hill and husband, Johnny of Tazewell, VA; three brothers, Randal Perkins and wife, Deborah of Newton, NC, Ronnie Perkins of Granite Falls, NC, and Harvey Perkins and wife, Laura of North Tazewell, VA; and a host of other family who will always hold him close in their hearts. Burton was a kind, caring person and loved his little dog, Squeaky. He will be missed by all.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Friday, June 13, 2014 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with Elders Junior Davis, Ronnie Beavers, Jeff Arnold, and Ronnie Compton officiating. Burial will follow at Harrison Cemetery in Thompson Valley, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 PM Thursday, June 12, 2014.

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