Maurice E. Perkins, Sr.

Sunrise: March 14, 1938

Sunset: January 14, 2021
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.
Viewing Sunday, January 24, 2021 12:00pm - 5:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, January 25, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Lincoln Cemetery 3901 Deep Creek Boulevard Portsmouth, VA The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Sallie Cooke says

    Rest in Paradise Mr. Perkins. Thank you for your service at FCBC. Praying for your family and friends.

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