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Jordan Tayshawn Perkins, age 15, of Lexington, passed from this life on Monday, September 26, 2016, in Cincinnati.
Jordan was born in Somerset, on January 16, 2001, son of Virgil Shawn and Brandice Turpin Perkins. He was a student of Dunbar High School, in Lexington. He loved riding his moped, and sports, especially football. He loved working on cars; and could fix about anything. Jordan attended Gardenside Baptist Church, in Lexington.
He is survived by his parents; his grandparents, Virgil and Pam Perkins, of Somerset, David Turpin, of Orlando, Florida and Rodney Peterchef, of Somerset; his great-grandmothers, Jacqueline Perkins, of Somerset, and Marjorie Newell, of Somerset; his brothers, Brandon Combs, of Lexington, and Hashan Perkins, of Somerset; his sister, Majadison Perkins, of Somerset; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Jordan is preceded in death by his grandmother, Gloria Peterchef; and his great-grandparents, Joe L. Newell, Sr., Zella Turpin, John B. Perkins, Marcella Whitis and James Turpin.
Visitation will be on Friday, September 30, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Siebert Taylor and Bro. Scotty Nix officiating. Entombment will be in Southern Oaks Cemetery.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.