Orvele Thomas Perkins

May 28, 1920August 23, 2013

Orvele Thomas Perkins, 93, of Garrard County, formerly of Louisville, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013 in Danville, KY. Orvele was an Army veteran of WWII and retired from General Electric. He was a member of the VFW and Metro Parks Senior League Softball. Orvele is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Maynard Perkins; mother, Elizabeth Steele; father, Charles Perkins; sisters, Lottie, Ethel, Myrtle, and Dorothy; and brother, Ed. He is survived by his son, James Perkins (Oma); grandson, Eric Perkins; granddaughter, Shelly Hudson; great-grandchildren, Micheal, Kristina, Jackie, Amanda; great-great-grandchildren, Tristan, Sean, Jose, and Michelle; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service to honor the life of Orvele will be 10am on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Evergreen Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8pm on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to Home of the Innocents, 1100 E. Market St., Louisville, KY 40206. Please leave your condolences online at


  • Visitation Monday, August 26, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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August 26, 2013

Sorry for your loss and your family is in my prayers.

Ann Ford

August 25, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you the family. God Bless. Ann Ford Family.

August 25, 2013

Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in God's eternal peace. From a grateful American.

Ruth Gerlach

August 25, 2013

To the family of my cousin, Orvele Perkins - He was a fine cousin. Sorry I'm unable to come to the funeral home. Cousin Ruthie Jackson Gerlach