Richard A. Perkey, 50

   Richard Allen Perkey, 50, of Wabash, died at 8:14 am, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in New Castle. He was born Oct. 19, 1964, in Wabash, to Frank Perkey and Dixie (Music) Perkey Ward.

   Richard was a machinist.  He enjoyed playing music in the chapel at New Castle.  He also enjoyed fishing and spending time with friends and family.

   He is survived by his mother, Dixie Ward of Wabash; four sons, Rick Wagoner of Fort Wayne, Derrick Perkey, Ryan Perkey, and Joseph Perkey, all of Elkhart; two grandchildren, Austin Wagoner and Carstin Wagoner, both of Fort Wayne; three sisters, Robin (Roland) Heinrich, Frankie (Ricky) Webb, and Jamie (Marvin) Adkins, all of Paintsville, Ky. 

   He was preceded in death by his father.

   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor John Denniston officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  The family will receive visitors from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

   Preferred memorial is the family of Richard Perkey.

   The memorial guest book for Richard may be signed at  


Posted on 2015 Jan 12