Gerald R. Perkins, 88, of Warrensburg, formerly of Monett, died March 25, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg.
Mr. Perkins was born April 28, 1920, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and an ironworker for Local 10.
He was married to Erma Jean Perkins, and she preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one son, Gerald Perkins, of Las Vegas, Nev.; one daughter, Shirley Houser-Stehr, of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, one sister and one grandchild.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel in Kansas City. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.