On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, Eddie Lee Perkins, Johnson City, loving son & father of four, passed away at age of 52 from complications of a fall.
Eddie was born November 28, 1966 in West Chester, Pa. to Janice Kay White & Lee David Perkins. He had three children, Amber, Ashley & Sammy Perkins.
Eddie loved to play the Guitar and write songs. He was an avid NASCAR Fan and often followed his Uncle Dale Keesee when he raced his Jet fueled car. He had a great faith in the Lord Jesus and often shared his testimony of what life can be like with and without the Lord in your life. He attended Rock Fellowship Church of Johnson C ity where he had developed some great friends in his men’s group. He was a member of Kairos and Emmaus community. He had grown to love the study of God’s word and had completed a study program at Hebron Colony ministries in Boone, North Carolina with support from his family. Eddie was known for a good sense of humor and quick puns. He had a kind and compassionate spirit and had been known to have given up his last dollar to help a person in need.
He was preceded in death by his infant brother Sonny Perkins and both maternal grandparents: Mr & Mrs Charlie White and his Paternal Grandparents: Mr & Mrs Dave Perkins. And several cousins, aunts & uncles.
He is survived by four children, three grandchildren, his mother Janice White & father Lee Perkins. Sister: Tammy Vible & husband Jeffrey Vible and two children: Chrystal & Benjamin, his brother: Charles Perkins & wife Jannell & three children, Charles Jr., Jessica & Jacqueline . Sister: Jamie Godfrey & two children: Avery (who he nicknamed boddlehead) and Kamilla (Nicknamed Gi zmo) as well as many other extended family members.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday July 17th in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Randy Hensley will conduct the services, his dear friend Brian Goodsell will present a eulogy. Graveside Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Lakeview Cemetery, Butler. Pallbearers will be as Follows: Richie Guinn, Brian Goodsell and the Men’s Group. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. His lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Rock Fellowship Church or in care of “Coalition for kids: in his memory. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton is in charge
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