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George Perkins, 87, of Edinburgh, died at 1 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2012, at his residence.

He was born in Adair County, Ky., August 19, 1925, the son of the late Thomas and Lilly Enyard Perkins. He married Marie McCarty on April 7, 1945, and she survives.

He is survived by sons, Donald Ray (Christine) Perkins of Flat Rock, and Larry George Perkins of Edinburgh; a daughter, Barbara Ann (David) Coffman of Columbus; three sisters; two brothers; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters.

George was a retired farmer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh with the Rev. Lewis Burton officiating. Calling will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery.

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