Posted on : Wednesday February 4, 2015

COLUMBIA, Md.—Ray Perkins, of Hyndman, Pa., died on Jan. 26. The Rev. Perkins pastored Rush Baptist Church, Friendsville, 1982-1995 and 2004-2010, along with Little Meadows Baptist Church in Grantsville in 1996.

Ray Perkins

Ray Perkins

Associational Missionary Kenny Heath wrote in a Western Baptist Association (WBA) weekly e-news that Perkins was an avid supporter of and participant in the association’s annual Youth Camp and was a servant on the WBA Prayer and Evangelism Committee, He also provided pulpit supply in many WBA churches.

The Rev. Perkins was a Navy veteran, a truck-driver and a farmer. He retired from Kelly Springfield Tire and Rubber Company.

“He was used by the Lord to make an impact on many precious souls. We ask for your prayers for his wife, Pat, who served wonderfully alongside him as a pastor’s wife, their son Matthew,” Heath said.