Farming Rural 21

       


Jon "Ross" Perkins

April 6, 1935 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 84)
Jon “Ross” Perkins, 84, of Rogers, Arkansas passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Bentonville, Arkansas.  He was born April 6, 1935 in Decatur, Arkansas to Marcus Lloyd Perkins and Mabel Green Perkins.
 
Ross began his career at Peterson Industries as soon as he graduated from high school and continued employment there for over fifty years, where he retired as vice-president.
 
He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and tending to his farm.  He took great pride and joy in his kids and grandkids.
 
Ross was a member of New Hope Assembly of God in Rogers. 
 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Rea Perkins in 2015.
 
Ross is survived by two daughters, Rhonda Weeks and husband, Terry of Rockwall, TX, Joni Thomas and husband, Mike of Rogers; four grandchildren, Robyn Foster and husband, Keith of Richardson, TX, Ryan Thomas and wife, Courtney of Bentonville, Ashley Hagan and husband, Aaron of Rogers, Kyle Weeks of Dallas, TX and nine great-grandchildren, Owen Foster, Ari Foster,  Eva Foster, Seth Foster, Penny Foster,  Aden Hagan,  Archer Hagan, Eila Thomas and Everett Thomas; and one sister, Mary Ellen Burden and husband, Howard of  Decatur.
 
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00PM, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Stockdale-Moody Funeral Chapel.
 
Graveside service will be held at 11:00AM, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Decatur Cemetery in Decatur, AR with Pastor James Longmate officiating.
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