Charles Frederick Perkins, Sr.

September 3, 1943 - June 23, 2009
Charles Frederick Perkins, Sr.

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Charles F. Perkins, Sr., 65, of 508 Capeside Drive, Wilmington died Tuesday June 23, 2009 at his residence.

Charlie was born in Manchester, CT on September 3, 1943 the son of the late Frank Clayton and Catherine Cordner Perkins. He retired from the state of NH Liquor Commission and was a member of Hiram Lodge AF & AM in Claremont, NH. He was a Veteran of the Coast Guard during the Vietnam era. He and his wife moved to Wilmington in 1999 and he was a member of the Parkinson’s Support group of Wilmington.

He leaves his wife of 41 years Marjorie; daughter Kathi Sharpe and husband Kenneth of Level Cross, NC ; son Charlie Perkins, Jr and wife Tracy of Danville, VA. Four Grandchildren, extended family and many close friends.

Gathering of family and friends will be held at his residence on Saturday June 27, 2009 from 3 to 5 P.M

Memorials may be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or the Parkinson’s Associations of the Carolians, 8732 Sedgley Drive, Wilmington, NC 28412.

Condolences may be made to the family at

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington,NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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  • June 25, 2009
    David says:
    Kathi, I'm sorry for the loss of your father.

  • June 24, 2009
    Lorrie says:
    I will always remember how I used to tease him and call him chuckles. ha ha . Now he is at rest. Its not easy losing a loved one. My mom passed away three years ago, not a day goes by that I don't think of her. Lean on each other at this time..

  • June 24, 2009
    Pastors Albert & Ruth Johnson says:
    Kathi and family, We are sorry for your loss. But we know that you are resting in the fact that you will one day be reunited. We pray the peace of God for you all at this time. We love you.

  • June 25, 2009
    Sam & Margaret Houchins says:
    Our sincere sympathies to the entire family! Chaplain Sam & Margaret (friends of Kathi)

  • June 26, 2009
    Eunice Damren says:
    I'm so sorry for your loss, Marj. It is never easy to lose a loved one. I'm sending lots of hugs, and I'll keep you and your family in my prayers.