April 19, 1976 - May 1, 2021
William Joseph “Joey” Perkins, age 45, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Joey was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee to Brenda Sue Street Pritchard, of the home and the late Edward Thompson. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Billy Joe and Ruby Street; and uncle, Terry Street; and an aunt and uncle, Teresa Stevens and Raymond Stevens. Joey worked in the food business and was of the Christian faith. He graduated from Cloudland High School, where he had excelled in football and basketball. Joey loved whittling on wood, the outdoors – especially camping and most importantly spending time with his family. Those left to cherish his memory include his mother and stepfather, Brenda Pritchard and Teddy Hoilman, of the home; his wife of 13 years, Dawn Perkins; three daughters, Bailee Perkins, of Rock Hill, SC, Chloey Hudson, of Butler, TN and Destiny Reed, of Clarksville, TN; two sons, Nathan Reed, of Rock Hill, SC and Jerry “Jay” Reed and his fiancé, Shelly Spencer, of Blackburg, SC; two grandchildren, Braxton and Watson; one brother, Brandon Thompson and his fiancé, Cherokee Miller, of Elizabethton; two uncles, Randal Street, of Elizabethton and Billy Street and wife Missy, of Hampton; and his special friends, Ryan Honeycutt, Michelle Carden, Terry Hughes, Nikki Clawson, Eddie Miller and Mr. Glenn. Several nieces, nephews, great aunts and great uncles also survive. A service to celebrate the life of William Joseph “Joey” Perkins will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain with Pastor Randy English, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Moe and Dink Hughes. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Saturday. The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Sunday, May 9, 2021 in the Street Cemetery in Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Moe Hughes, Dink Hughes, Shadrack Vestal, Lee Bare, Stacy Oliver and Micah Rhinehart. Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Thompson, Nathan Reed and Jay Reed. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home of Roan Mountain at 10:15 AM on Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain is honored to serve the Perkins family. Office 423-772-3928, service information line, 423-543-4917.
William Joseph “Joey” Perkins, age 45, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Joey was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee to Brenda Sue Street Pritchard, of the home and the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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