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Michael Perkins

Posted 10/18/2018

Michael Alvin Perkins, 75 years, of Petersburg, MI passed away on October 16, 2018 in Ebeid Hospice. The son of Alvin and Betty (Deeds) Perkins he was born on January 21, 1943 in Adrian, MI.

Michael grew up in the Point Place area of Toledo, OH where he acquired many lifelong friends. As a young man he enjoyed Flat Track motorcycle racing and in 1962 was the #1 novice in the USA. In 1964 he married Gail Goff and together moved to Ida Township, MI where he established Perkins Roofing and Chimney Cleaning. He retired from GM Powertrain in 2000 but continued with his Chimney Cleaning business until 2016 at which the family members took over operations. Michael was a great friend to many and made friends easily. He loved working, his family and pets.  


Michael is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Gail (Goff) Perkins; sons, Todd (Jennifer) Perkins and Chad (Kathryn) Perkins; grandchildren,   Ashley Esser, Raymond Perkins and Zachary Perkins; great-grandchildren, Kendra and Gage Bland; God-daughter, Casey Weiser;

siblings, Pamela (Steve) Thompson-Toth and David (Mary) Perkins. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Brian Perkins. 

Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel, 8300 Lewis Ave Temperance, MI. where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Humane Society.