William “Bill” Perkins

William “Bill” Perkins, age 69, of Tallmansville, WV, died Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at the Untied Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.Va. He was born November 13, 1952, in Buckhannon, W.Va., a son of Mary J. Cassell Perkins, of Buckhannon, and the late Guy Foley Perkins. 

Surviving are two brothers, Guy Perkins, Jr. and wife Wanda, of Sanford, Fla., and  Virgil Perkins and wife Susie, of Buckhannon; five sisters: Marie Chestnut and husband Bernard, of White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Edith Given and husband Johnny, of Buckhannon, Jean Smallridge and husband Nolan, of Ten Mile, and Patricia Zickefoose, and Jacqueline Wamsley and husband Rev. Michael, all of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews. 

Bill was a school bus driver for the Upshur County Board of Education for 30 years. 

Friends were received Friday, October 28, 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service followed at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Tim Lewis officiating. In honoring his wishes, Mr. Perkins will be cremated after the services. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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