Richard Perkins

(May 5th, 1965 - December 22nd, 2013)

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Richard Perkins, age 48 of Sparta, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013 in his home with his loving family by his side. He was born May 5, 1965 the son of Ronnie Perkins and May (Applegate) Satterfield. On January 11, 1985 he was united in marriage to Annetta Holt.In 1996, Richard was involved in a major car accident and lived the past seventeen years as a quadriplegic. Prior to his accident he enjoyed hunting and was an avid sports fan. Richard may have been confined to his motorized wheel chair but was able to motor himself and visit with his friends. He also enjoyed watch car racing and other television programs. Richard will be sadly missed and always remembered by his friends and family.Richard is survived by his wife Annetta;two daughters Tabitha DeVore and husband Alex and Terry Perkins; grandsons Drake, Brenyn and Mason Garrison, Jayson Beard; granddaughters Grace Perkins, Carly DeVore and Tatym Beard;his parents Ronnie Perkins and wife Karen, his mother May Satterfield;two brothers Allen Bellamy and David Arnold; three sisters Marylou Crawford, Sheila Langdon and Ronda Blackwell; other caring relatives and several friends.He was preceded in death by his grandparents Charlie and Anna Mae Letterman and his father-in-law Andy Holt. Graveside funeral services for Richard will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 24, 2013 in Old Boston Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., Monday in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Online condolences may be shared at                                                                                           



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