Perkins, Franklin N.

Perkins, Franklin N. 4Franklin N. Perkins (Butch), 76 of Roanoke, VA formerly of Narrows, VA went to be with the Lord on May 8, 2023. Born to the late Nelson L Perkins (Wink) and Dorothy S. Robertson Perkins.

He loved to go fishing, race cars, listen to Bluegrass music, watch westerns, and visit with family and friends.

He was a mechanic for Ford Garage, Mitchener’s Chevrolet, John’s (Spaur) Auto, and a parts salesman/delivery driver for NAPA (Salem) and Bumper to Bumper.

He is survived by the love of his life for 55 years, Nelda L Perkins; his children, Kimberly Williams (Eddie), Cynthia Perkins, Franklin Perkins, Jr. (Raquel); grandchildren, Candace Lucas, LaToya McCulloch (Lance), Chase Haynes, Tyler, Haleigh, and Rylee Perkins; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Aiden, Aubrey, Hannah, Logan, and Gionni; sisters, Libby West, and Barbara Jean McGuire; brother, Bobby Perkins (Ed); and special friends, Harry and Deborah Eggleston.

Butch is preceded in death by sisters, Marie Hare, and Ann Smith; and a brother, Jay Perkins.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. A guestbook is available for sending condolences by visiting The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the Perkins family.

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