Ralph David Perkins, 83
August 24, 1937 - March 16, 2021
Ralph David Perkins, 83, died March 16, 2021, at New Albany Health and Rehab. Mr. Perkins was born August 24, 1937, in Hickory Flat, the son of John Alden and Lois Criscoe Perkins. For nearly 50 years, he lived with his family in Chalmette, LA. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Chalmette and worked for many years as a Longshoreman Crane Operator.
Survivors include his children Teresa Janneck (Kirk), Robert Perkins (Rachel), Kevin Perkins (Michelle), and Jennifer Perkins. Ralph also leaves behind 6 grandchildren (Jessica [Ben], Casey [Johnathan], Quintin, Reid, Madaline, and Ross) and 3 great-grandchildren (Zoe, Logan, and Skylar).
He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife of 65 years, Sara Moffitt Perkins; and his eldest child, David Allen Perkins.
Services will be held Saturday, March 27, at 3:00 P. M. at Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, near Hickory Flat, Ms. The visitation will be held from 2:00 P. M. until 3:00 P. M. The family respectfully requests that attendees follow CDC COVID-19 guidelines. Please wear a mask.