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Dana Vaughn Perkins

October 14, 1940 - March 9, 2021

Burial Date March 13, 2021

Funeral service will be 11 A.M. Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Gassaway Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Stump officiating.  Interment with Military Rites will be in the Braxton Memorial Cemetery, Sutton.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 P.M. Friday, March 12th and one hour before the service on Saturday at the church.

The family would like to thank WV Caring for their compassionate care of Dana.

Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

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Dana Vaughn Perkins, 80, of Gassaway passed away at home on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

He was born October 14, 1940 in Riffle to the late Floda Douglas Perkins and Lee Perkins.

In addition to his parents Dana was preceded in death by his sister, Pauline Mosherr; and brothers, Ernest Perkins, Thorton Perkins, Herbert Perkins, Denver Perkins, and infant brother, Eugene Perkins.

Dana was a member of Gassaway Baptist Church.  He enjoyed doing carpentry work.  He was owner of Perkins Gulf Gas Station.  He also was a welder’s helper for Bicon and was a driver for Purity Baking Company.  In service to his country, Dana was U.S. Army Veteran.  He was a crew chief on a Chinook Chopper.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 55 years, Donna Singleton Perkins; sons, Jeff Perkins (Linda), Jerry Perkins (Rena), and Terry Perkins (Amy); grandchildren, Zac Perkins, Bre Perkins, Kaiden Perkins, Tyler Scott, Ben Perkins, Lindsey Heater (fiancé, Tyler Williams), and Garrett Perkins; and great grandson, Brodie Prince; sister, Marjorie Hall; and several nieces and nephews.  He also leaves behind his Yorkie, Jasper.

Funeral service will be 11 A.M. Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Gassaway Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Stump officiating.  Interment with Military Rites will be in the Braxton Memorial Cemetery, Sutton.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 P.M. Friday, March 12th and one hour before the service on Saturday at the church.

The family would like to thank WV Caring for their compassionate care of Dana.

Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.