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James Harding Perkins
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Obituary for James Harding Perkins

James Harding “Jimmy” Perkins, 68, of Upatoi, Georgia, died Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Columbus Hospice in Columbus, GA, following a two-year hard and courageous battle with cancer.

He was the son of the late Clifford Harding and Bonnie Mae Failes Perkins, and was also preceded in death by his brother, Rick Perkins.

A native of Jasper, TN, he had lived in Fernandina Beach, FL for 50 years, where he owned and operated Haddock Pest Control. He was a wonderful father, grandfather and friend who loved fishing and playing golf. He was a kind and loving soul who never met a stranger.

Survivors include his daughter, Liza (Brett) Blalock of Upatoi, GA; three grandsons, Jacob Medure of New York, Harrison and Grant Blalock of Upatoi; one nephew, Rick Perkins of Jasper; and lifelong friends, Betsi Pryor, Aldine Ketner, and Tricia Dyer.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00pm Central on Monday, December 26, 2016, at Rogers Funeral Home in Jasper.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home chapel at 12:00 noon Central time on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, with Rev. Joe Moore officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Columbus Hospice, 7020 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - Jasper

21 East 5th Street
Jasper, TN 37347





12:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - Jasper

21 East 5th Street
Jasper, TN 37347

Cemetery Details


Pine Grove Cemetery, Jasper, TN

2153 Valley View Highway
Jasper, TN 37347

Memorial Contribution

Columbus Hospice

7020 Moon Road
Columbus, GA 31909

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