James Aubrey “JJ” Perkins, age 34, passed from this life, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Lexington, KY. JJ was born to James Sr. and Melissa “Missy” Perkins in Pikeville, KY., December 20, 1984.
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JJ is preceded in death by his loving grandmothers, Wanda Sue Damron and Patty Lou Perkins; grandfather, John Perkins; infant niece, Madison Perkins; infant nephew, Kashton Perkins; and infant cousin, Trey Looney.
Besides both parents, JJ is survived by two adoring children, Aubrey and Bryson Perkins of Shelbiana, KY.; one brother, Nathan Perkins and his wife, Claudia of Virgie, KY.; nieces, Hannah Perkins, Rhylin Perkins; grandfather, Lloyd “Sam” Damron of Pikeville, KY., uncles, Lloyd “Kevin” Damron and his wife (Aunt) Michelle, of Pikeville and John Perkins and his wife, (Aunt) Tammy; aunt, Angel “Sis” Perkins and her husband, (Uncle) Greg of Virgie; former wife, Coti S. Perkins and a loving host of great aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.
JJ was the light of his family; he kept everyone laughing. JJ will certainly be missed by each one that loved him.
The family will accept friends, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Thacker Memorial Funeral Home at 6:00 PM and all-day Wednesday, May 22, 2019, with services nightly, beginning at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 23, 2019 also at Thacker Memorial Funeral home beginning at 2:00 PM with burial following at the Coleman Family Cemetery on Pompey in Shelbiana, KY. Richard Gibson, Richie Gibson, Adam Akers, Chris Bartley, and Oscar Damron will officiate all services for JJ.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.