PERKINS, WILLIAM JAMES, JR.
Of Cherry Hill, born January 12, 1952, passed away on Tuesday morning, November 18, 2003 at the age of 51 from a complicated illness. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and raised in Pine Hill, NJ. He graduated from Overbrook H.S. in 1970 and received a degree in computer programming while serving in the U.S. Army. He moved to Cherry Hill in 1984 to raise his children: son Jeffrey (wife Cadence), son Gregory, and daughter Kristen. Mr. Perkins was a loving and caring person who always thought of others before himself. He devoted his life to his children and always put their needs, well-being, and happiness before his own. He was a very involved father holding positions in his children's wrestling, football, boy scouts, and girl scouts organizations. He guided many of his children's friends through rough times and he never failed to do his best in giving advice and assistance to who ever needed it. In addition to his children, he is survived by his father William Sr. of Pine Hill, sisters Elizabeth Palen of Erial, Barbara Strasser of West Berlin, and Alice Perkins of Mantua, and his brother Kenneth Perkins of Tabernacle and many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing on Sunday 5-7pm and Monday morning 8:30-9am at the ORA L. WOOSTER FUNERAL HOME - 51 Park Blvd., Clementon. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 10:00am at St. Mary's R.C. Church, 2001 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ. Int: New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ.