James Dean Perkins (1965-2017)

James Dean Perkins
October 18, 1965 – September 14, 2017

James Dean Perkins, age 51, of Shiloh, died Thursday September 14, 2017 at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh. He was born in Washington, Indiana, the son of the late John and Mary (Osborn) Perkins. He is survived by his loving wife: Teresa K. (Dell) Perkins; his children: Joshua Dean Perkins, Jace Daniel Perkins, Ashleigh Regina Wesselman, and Brandon Charles Wesselman; one brother: Mike (Laura Hayes) Perkins of Indiana; one sister: Carol Perkins of Indiana; future son-in-law: William Wheeler. He was dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, and friend to many.

He was a proud 20 year U. S. Air Force retiree and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Belleville.

According to his wishes, his remains will be cremated.

A committal services will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery,

St. Louis, MO, 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017. Family and friends are to meet at the cemetery office parking lot prior to the 11:00 a.m. committal. A celebration of James’ life will follow the committal at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1901 Lebanon Ave, Belleville, IL 62221.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalmer Memorial Services.