John David Perkins
John David Perkins, 73, died on July 11.
Perkins, who was born in Arlington, Alabama, and lived in Rockaway for more than 25 years.
Perkins was a mail clerk for the International Business Machine (IBM) company.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Ernest and Charles Perkins; and sisters, Ethal and Willa Perkins.
He is survived by daughters, Brenda, Denise` and Tiziana Perkins; mother, Brenda Lucas; stepchildren, Felicia Lucas, Robert Springs and Terah Springs; brothers, William Perkins Jr., Leanard Perkins and Billy Perkins; sisters, Luree Montgomery, Charity Cash and Charlie-Jean Moores; sister-inlaw Francis Perkins and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Friendship Chapel, Inwood, Long Island.
Interment was at the Forest Green Park Cemetery, Morganville, New Jersey.