Josephus Perkins passed away on March 18, 2020, after a short illness at Reid Health.
He leaves to mourn his wife: Nelcedelia Perkins; daughters: Vickie Perkins, Luvern Perkins and LaDonny Harris; sons: Mark Buford, Carlos Buford, Ricky Hindsman all of Dayton, Ohio, Tyrone Johnson of Florida, Timothy Evans (Martha) of Florida, Antonio (Dion) of California; brothers: Isom Perkins (Victoria) and Jerry Perkins; sisters: Willa May Cunningham of Dayton, Ohio and Margaret Edwards of North Dakota. He also leaves a special nephew Terry Buford, a loving niece Denise Watkins Kargdo (Sam) of Washington DC, special friends Melvin and Sonny Buford of Dayton, Ohio; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother Marie Partridge Perkins, his father Isom Perkins.
A Private graveside service will be held at the Dayton National Cemetery.