The Celebration of Life for Mr. Fred O. “Poncho” Perkins, 75, of Orange, will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Sparrow Funeral Home. The Rev. Marvin Parks will officiate.

Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. at Sparrow Funeral Home.

He died Oct. 12, at his residence.

A native of Geneva, TX, he resided in Orange 55 years. He was a retired Security Guard employed by American Citadel Security of Lake Charles.

He is survived by one son, Christopher Perkins of Orange; five brothers, Herman Perkins, Sylvester Perkins, James Barkins, and Vernon Anderson, all of Houston, and Charles Perkins of Oakland, CA; one sister, Patra Anderson of Houston; nine grandchildren, and his friend, Vickie Robinson of Orange.