Arnold L. Perkins

August 22, 1936 - November 10, 2020

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Calling(s)

Thursday, November 12, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel

Service

Thursday, November 12, 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel

Obituary

Arnold L. Perkins, 84, of Kendallville died Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at Hickory Creek in Kendallville.

He was born August 22, 1936, in DeKalb County, Indiana, to Clarence and Leora (Landis) Perkins.

He honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Perkins was a dairy farmer. He was a member of the American Legion.

Arnold enjoyed fishing and square dancing. He loved being outdoors and rototilling his garden. He was a loving father and grandfather, but still had a stubborn streak a mile long.

Surviving are three daughters, Nicole Miller of Wolcottville, Kathy (Kandie) Honaker of Albion, and Christina (Gary) Mast of Hudson; a son, Tracy Honaker of Kendallville; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sons, Andrew Perkins, James Perkins, Brett Honaker, and Shane Honaker; a daughter, Deb Brockman; two sisters, Marilyn Hulen and Annabelle Conrad; and a brother, Morris Perkins.

Funeral services will be Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville.

Pallbearers are Lonnie Gibson, Jr., Collin Miller, John Dever, Myles Edwards, Nathan Armey, and Beau Sutton.

Calling is Thursday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the funeral home for funeral expenses.

Share memories and condolences at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Romona Hay
November 12th, 2020 9:27pm
Topeka IN

I want to extend my deepest sympathies to the family. I am so sad to have him gone: I absolutely loved being around him, even when he had his stubborn streak! I so much enjoyed him “giving me grief” during our bingo sessions and he never failed to make me smile. I have a sense of peace knowing that he wanted me to pray for him and his family the last time I was able to see him. God Bless you Arnie: and be with The Lord...

Kellie Conrad Sykes
November 12th, 2020 3:33pm
Live Oak, Florida

I have a lot of fond memories of Uncle Arnold on the farm. You will be missed.

Lana J Whonsetler
November 12th, 2020 3:32pm
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fl

So sorry to hear about Uncle Arnold

Kathy & Kandie Honaker
November 12th, 2020 4:49am
Albion

Arnie was a great guy. We will miss you.

Tina Hulen Cain
November 11th, 2020 10:33am
Kendallville

Sorry to hear of his passing. Was just talking and telling stories of him the other day. He was a fun guy !

Vickie Perkins
November 11th, 2020 12:46am
Cassopolis,Mi

Sorry for your loss

Larry Steel
November 10th, 2020 11:28pm
Kendallvile

Sorry for your loss.

Steve and Kathy Perkins
November 10th, 2020 8:27pm
Ashley