Kenneth C. Perkins, 77, of Orem, formerly of Fairfield, California died September 28, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He was born June 1, 1921 in San Leandro, Alameda County, California to Wilson Andrew and Cora Kennedy Perkins. He married Dorothy Jane Tuck on March 19, 1949. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Los Angeles LDS Temple. Dorothy died December 21, 1996.Kenneth served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was a career serviceman who dedicated 30 years of his life to his country before retiring in 1974.
He was an active member of the LDS church and served many callings faithfully throughout his lifetime. His hobbies included photography, camping, genealogy. He loved to watch sports but his greatest joy came from spending time with his family.
Survivors include four sons, Craig (Barbara) Perkins of Alexandria, VA; Stephen (Karen) Perkins of Orem, UT; Mark (Lisa) Perkins of Draper, UT; and Dave (Holly) Perkins of Orem, UT; and a daughter-in-law, Anna Perkins of Vacaville, CA. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy, and his son, Kevin.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 2, 1998 at 10 a.m. in the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State St. in Orem. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. and also one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Bountiful City Cemetery, Bountiful, Utah with full military rites.
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