Ivar L. Perkins, Sr., 78, of Jewett, died Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in the Emergency Room at Harrison Community Hospital. He was born July 22, 1943 in Reupal, Ohio a son of the late Robert and R Nola O’Neil Perkins.
He was a self employed mechanic that would help anyone out that was in need.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ivar Perkins; a brother, Chester Keeton; and 2 sisters: Mary Booth and Naomi Keeton.
Surviving are his companion and mother of his children, Ruth Benedict; 2 sons: Ivar Perkins Jr. of Scio and Robert Perkins of Hopedale; 2 stepsons: Bruce Benedict of Germano and Clinton “Bud: Benedict of Minerva; a daughter, Nancy Perkins of Jewett; 2 step daughters: Amanda Benedict of Las Vegas and Patricia Benedict of Kentucky; 2 grandchildren: Holly Perkins and Ivar Perkins, III; 2 great grandchildren; and 2 sisters: Emma Jean Blankenship of Kilgore and Karen Sue O’Cull of Hillsboro, Ohio.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.
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