Jimmy David Perkins, 61, of Cartersville, GA, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at his home with his daughter by his side.
Jimmy was born to the late Mr. Grady Perkins and Mrs. Shirley Vance Perkins in Cartersville, GA, on December 26, 1958.
Jimmy was an avid outdoorsmen and cyclist. He loved being outdoors. Jimmy served his country in the United States Army and later served in the National Guard. Jimmy was a mechanic, working for many years with Cole Electric in Atlanta and later for Tekwell Inc. in Cassville, GA. Later in life, Jimmy's greatest joy was being Papa to his seven grandchildren. He will be truly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Perkins; son, Justin Perkins; grandchildren, Madeline Michael, Grant Michael, Eleanor Reese Michael, Jasmine Perkins, Athena Perkins, Ade Perkins, and Jewel Perkins; sister, Faye Wall; and brothers, Tony and Ronnie Perkins. Many nieces and nephews also survive to cherish Jimmy's memory.
A celebration of Jimmy's life will be conducted in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at three o'clock in the afternoon. Interment will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cartersville, GA.
The family will receive friends at Owen Funeral Home on Sunday, October 11, 2020, from one o'clock in the afternoon until the service hour.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave online condolences for the family.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, is honored to serve Jimmy's family in this most difficult time.