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Dennis R. Perkins, 74, of Mill Street, Ridgway, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at the Elk Regional Health Center following a short illness.
He was born Aug. 6, 1937 in Millpoint, W.V., son of the late Carnie (Perkins) Poage.
He was a graduate of Johnsonburg High Class of 1956. He was a retired maintenance man last employed at Dickinson Mental Health. He enjoyed cards, darts, reading and being in the woods.
He is survived by five children, Jeffrey A. (Tammy) Elmquist of Johnsonburg, Rebecca L. Perkins of Port Allegany, Colleen Ross and her husband Scott Bell of Prentisvale, Colette McCaslin and her husband Shawn Neal of Port Allegany, and Luther R. Perkins and his wife Shelly of Port Allegany; and two sisters, Lillian Benson and her husband LeRoy of Ridgway, and Delores Poage of Ridgway.
Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Roger and Dallas Poage.
Friends will be received at the Ubel Funeral Home, 111 Bridge St., Johnsonburg on Saturday, Feb. 4 from noon to 1 p.m.
A Memorial Service for Dennis R. Perkins will follow at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Ubel Funeral Home, Johnsonburg.