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Samuel Lee Perkins Jr.

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640


Samuel Lee Perkins Jr., age 56, of Circleville, Ohio passed away Sunday, May 2nd, 2021. He was born February 26th, 1965 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Samuel Lee Perkins Sr. and Patricia (Chandler) Perkins.

Sam is survived by his wife, Christine Perkins of Circleville, Ohio; his children, Samuel Lee III (Carrie) Perkins of Plain City, Ohio, Ashley Nichole Perkins of Kenasha, Wisconsin, and Raymond Earl Perkins of Tarlton, Ohio; grandchildren: Samuel Lee Perkins IV, Brayden James Perkins, Savannah Lilley Dorgan, and Brandon Lee Swanson; his mother, Patricia Diane Perkins of Beaver, Ohio; brother, Thomas Sr. (Tammy) Perkins of Marysville, Ohio; sisters: Theresa Trovillo of Portsmouth, Ohio, Jenny (Brent) Groves of Ottway, Ohio, Beverly (Lee) Benner of Lancaster, Ohio, and Michelle Perkins of Portsmouth, Ohio; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by granddaughters, Karlin Marie Dorgan and Donnalee Nichole Dorgan.

Sam was a 1984 graduate of Miami Trace High School and he attended Columbus First Baptist Church. He was employed as an over the road truck driver.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Private family services are being held at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson with Pastor Jeremy Kamer officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Per CDC and governor guidelines, everyone is required to wear a mask while indoors and practice proper social distancing. Online condolences may be sent to

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