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Donald J. Perkins
September 11, 1955 ~ April 16, 2017
May 9, 2017
Donald J. “Butch” Perkins Jr., 61, died in his home in Bonners Ferry on April 16, 2017. A celebration of Butch’s life will be held at Fieser Funeral Home in Fenton, Missouri, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 13.

Butch is survived by his son, Ryan Perkins, Austin, Texas, sister Donita Luaders and her husband Brent Luaders, Montreal, Missouri, and his brother Richard Perkins and his partner Yvonne Yates, of Fenton, Missouri, and many nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Perkins, his father, Donald J. Perkins, and his nephew Joseph Perkins.

Butch was a veteran of the Gulf War and travelled the world while serving his country. He retired as a major in the U.S. Army in 1991. Butch was a voracious reader, a studied numismatist, and he loved fishing for crappie.