James “Jim” C. Perkins, 79, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away Jan. 12, 2021. Jim was born to Ovie Lee and Hazel Golden Soules Perkins in Oklahoma City, Okla. on April 25, 1941. Jim married Joan Monroe on Aug. 26, 1960 in Cottage Grove and together raised four children. Jim worked as a dry kiln operator and superintendent for the lumber industry.
Jim is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joan Perkins, and his daughter Alicia Perkins along with nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his three sons Michael, Randy and Brad Perkins.
Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel.