Harold R. Perkins, 85, of Olmsted Falls, formerly of Clarion, Colorado, passed away Tuesday, June, 17, 2014, in the evening, at Renaissance Care Center, Olmsted Falls, following a brief illness. Born in St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania, May 2, 1929, he was the son of the late Raymond Henry and Annie Black Perkins.
He was a retired employee of General Motors of Ohio, member of the UAW, and was an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Vickie) Moss of Garrettsville; two sons, Roger Perkins of Auckland, New Zealand and Randy Perkins of Olmsted Falls; a number of grand and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sally Chase and Alice Mae Fulton, both of Pennsylvania and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Virginia Jean Bowser; sister, Bertha Green; and brothers, Raymond and Clifford Perkins.
Friends may call Saturday, June 21, 2014, from 5 until 8 P.M., at H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 South Wayne Ave., Parker, Pennsylvania, 16049 and Sunday June 22, 2014, from 12:30 until 2 P.M. Funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Sunday, at the funeral home, with The Reverand Ken Hughes, United Methodist minister, officiating. Interment will follow at Perryville Cemetery, near Parker. VFW and American Legion Posts of Parker will conduct services at 1:45 P.M., Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the funeral home.