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William R. “Bill” Perkins

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020

William R. “Bill” Perkins

William R. “Bill” Perkins age 71 passed away Saturday April 4th, 2020. Bill was born July 7th, 1948 in Lebanon, KY.
He is son of the late O.R. “Rube” Perkins and Edith Payne Perkins. He was twice retired from B.I.G. of McDonough, GA. He started with them as Terminal Manager of Bennett Truck Transport and retired the second time with Bennett DriveAway as a Corporate Level Employee, Manager of Business Development in July 2018.
He served his country honorably being a U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran of 1969-70. Then as a Try 1 with the local U.S. Army National Guard of Campbellsville, KY ending in 1975.
Continuing as local Chairman of Veterans Services for Memorial Day, July 4th, and of course Veterans Day, more recently adding Vietnam Veterans Day, each March 29th.
Bill was always ready to help any Veteran and was a life member of The VFW, Post #5910 in Lebanon, KY, and an active member in The American Legion Post #82 of Campbellsville, KY.
He was also a Colonel of many years with The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.
His favorite passing of time was trading, riding the Harleys or working at the farm.
Bill was of the Baptist Faith and attended Point Pleasant Lighthouse Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, O.R. “Rube” Perkins and Edith Payne Perkins, a brother James E. “Sonny” Perkins and a step-nephew Ricky Caple.
Survivors include, A Very Special Lady Friend, Linda C. Richardson of Bardstown, KY, one sister, Shirley Perkins Caple (Donnie) of Plant City, Florida. A sister-in-law, Ocilla Perkins of Elk Horn, KY. Two nephews, N. Rocky Sprowles of Louisville, KY, and Rex M. Perkins (Margie) of Campbellsville, KY. One step-niece, Donna Caple of Winter Haven, Florida. Four great nephews and one great niece, along with Aunts, Uncles, and a host of other family and friends.
The Funeral Service and Burial will be private due to recommendations / guidelines from The Office of Governor Andy Beshear and the KY Funeral Directors Association.
Memorials for William R. “Bill” Perkins may be flowers but are suggested to be Gideon Bibles or donations to the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard and can be made by contacting the funeral home.

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Helen E. Skaggs

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020

Helen E. Skaggs of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ernest Arthur Skaggs and Katie Underwood Skaggs, died at 11:27 A.M., Friday, April 3, 2020 in Campbellsville.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Saloma Baptist Church.
Helen was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom.
She united in marriage to Roscoe Skaggs April 1, 1944. He preceded her in death September 15, 1965. She then became both Mom and Dad to her children and was their rock.
Helen’s sense of humor and friendliness was admired by her family and many friends.
She is survived by two sons and two daughters: Pat Forbis and husband, Lanny and Roscoe Skaggs, Jr., of Campbellsville, Roger A. Skaggs and wife, Joyce of Bardstown, and Robin Perry and husband, Archie of Tucson, Arizona; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Winsfred Skaggs and a sister-in-law, Frances Skaggs of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Gordon Skaggs, a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Allen Lackey, one brother and two sisters: Charles Skaggs, Imogene Shofner and Rosa Marr.
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AS MANDATED BY THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.

BURIAL: Zion Separate Baptist Church Cemetery

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO ZION SEPARATE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY OR HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

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Larry Cundiff, 65

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020

Larry Allen Cundiff, the son of the late Morris and Avon (Turner) Cundiff, was born August 13, 1954 in Adair County, KY and departed this life on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Campbellsville at his home. He was 65 years of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Pitman Valley Baptist Church where he served as the music director.

He loved his church, but most of all, he loved the Lord and and shared his passion for music.

He was a registered Piano Technician and was the owner of Cundiff and Sons Piano in Campbellsville. He loved hunting, fishing and playing golf and singing in his family quartet known as the Cundiff’s.

He is survived by his wife: JoAnn Graham Cundiff; two sons: Robbie Cundiff and wife Stephanie and Bradley Cundiff and wife Amanda all of Campbellsville; seven grandchildren: Austin Cundiff, Jacob Cundiff, Lane Whitley, Raegan Cundiff, Ariel Thompson, Brady Cundiff and Rylie Cundiff; one great-grandson: Brooks Cundiff; A sister: Patty Gordon and husband Kenny of Campbellsville; two nieces: Erika Adams and husband Cody of Campbellsville and Sherri West and husband Eric of Russell Springs; a nephew: Adam Gordon and wife Lindsey of Hodgenville and a host of other relatives and friends.

Larry will be entombed in the Mausoleum at the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Due to efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 and recent requirements implemented by the Office of Governor Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors, all funeral services will be performed privately.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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