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Elroy Perkins

August 27, 1933 — December 28, 2022

Elroy Perkins
Elroy Perkins, 89, of Orange, passed away on December 28, 2022, peacefully at home.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday January 4, 2023, at Bridge City United Pentecostal Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Murray Ray. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be held prior to the service at 10:00 a.m., at Bridge City United Pentecostal Church in Bridge City.

Born in Starks, Louisiana, on August 27, 1933, he was the son of Fred Perkins and Della Perkins. Elroy was a graduate of Starks High School in 1952, and then went into the United States Air Force from 1952-1956.Elroy said he joined the Air force to get out of Starks, only to be sent right back to a base in Lake Charles. He later retired from Quantum in 1993. Elroy had a lifelong love of fishing and boating. He enjoyed making memories at his cabin in Toledo Bend with family. Elroy gave his life to God in 1980 and stayed active in his church, Bridge City United Pentecostal Church. He loved serving on the Port Arthur Police Force from 1959-1970. Elroy had a few nicknames such as “Perk” or “Coopy Roy.” He was a wonderful man and will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Della Perkins; and brother, John Perkins.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Virginia Perkins; son, Jason Perkins and wife Rebecca; daughters, Cheryl Schexnider and husband Kurt, and Patty Alexander and husband Joe; seven grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and other loving friends and family.
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Visitation

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Bridge City United Pentecostal Church

2056 West Round Bunch Road, Orange, TX 77630

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Bridge City United Pentecostal Church

2056 West Round Bunch Road, Orange, TX 77630

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