On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Mr. Maurice Elliott Perkins, tenderly and peacefully answered his heavenly Father’s call.
He was the son of the late Ruth Marie and Johnnie Perkins. He was a native of Norfolk County (Chesapeake) and from Crestwood High in 1959.
He would marry his late wife, Helen Perkins in 1965, along with having a daughter, Cheryl Perkins. Mr. and Mrs. Perkins were married for 50 years.
After retiring from the Department of Agriculture and Commerce of Virginia, he worked for First Calvary Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA as a custodian for many years.
He leaves to mourn his grandson, Maurice Perkins, II of Michigan; one sister, Elsie Lee; sister-in-law, Josie Vessel; one brother, Stanley Perkins; nieces, nephews, cousin and many friends.