Kenneth “Kenny” Dale Perkins, 72, of Orange passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, March 3.

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday March 9, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.

Born in Crowley, LA on February 23, 1940, Kenneth was the son of Leo Perkins and Edna (Benoit) Perkins Davison. He was an entrepreneur and co-founder of the Home Decorating and Remodeling Show all throughout the gulf coast region. He worked as a pilot car driver for over 20 years and most recently with Louisiana Escort Service.

He never met a stranger and everyone who knew him, loved him, but most of all he was a wonderful husband, father, step father, grandfather and uncle who loved his family beyond measure.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo Perkins and Edna (Benoit) Perkins Davison; brother, William “Billy” Perkins and sister, Betty Perkins Kitt.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Brenda (Farque) Perkins of Orange; daughter, Gail Perkins Savarino and husband, David; daughter, Royce Perkins all of Nederland; grandchildren, Kendal and Kamren Savarino, Anthony and Leeanna Martinez, Katherine Perkins, Danie Lakey and great grandchild, Isaac James Elizando.

He is also survived by his step children, many nieces, nephews and friends who all will miss him dearly until we meet again.