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“Our condolences and prayers go out to the Perkins family. May he rest in paradise.From the H. Roscoe Taylor Jr Insurance Agency ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Alice Taylor - Jersey City, NJ

“So loving. I miss you much Uncle Gus. So sorry I didn't get to say goodbye. Love you Always ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kim Watkins - Beachwood, OH

“Dear Iris,My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your entire family. What a blessing to have had your Dad with you for so long. Now may he Rest in...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Valerie Slack - Jersey City, NJ

“I remember Mr Perkins (POP) as a gracious and loving person. I became a friend / family adopted son. Growing up as a neighbor to Pop the families...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Dan Sears - Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

“The body is but an outer covering for the soul. The reality is the soul which never dies, but just changes form.So, we know that in some way, you...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Shelly Watkins - E. Orange, NJ

“One of the last elders of my childhood a quiet man who commanded respect he'll be missed...RIP...always pleasant ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: James Jackson - Long Beach, CA

“On behalf of the congregation of Christ The King Roman Catholic Church, we express our sincere condolences to the family Mr. Perkins was a faithful...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: CANDICE JOHNSON


Augustus Perkins a lifelong resident of Jersey City and a lifelong member of Christ the King Church departed this earthly life on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Gus was an entrepreneur owning along with his two older brothers an upholstery shop in Jersey City for many years. He then went to work for Inland Steel were he retired. He was the beloved son of the late Osborne and Louise Perkins. Loving husband of the late Mildred Perkins. Devoted father of Clifford, Gordon (Yolanda) Jeffrey (Maxine) and Iris Perkins. And the late Gregory Perkins. Grandfather of Crystal, Meia, Tony, Brian, Ashley and Kimberly Perkins. Great Grand Father of Toya, Terance, Donte, Samyiha, Brianna, Brian, Noel, Kylie and Tony Perkins. Great Great Grand Father of 5. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Augustus Perkins name to Christ the King Church, 768 Ocean Ave., Jersey City. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Augustus M. Perkins. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please sign "Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.

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