Malcolm DePorres Perkins was the youngest of four children born to the union of Richard J. Perkins I and Venita Oubre Perkins. A resident of Port Allen, Louisiana, he transitioned on December 7, 2020 at his home at the age of 57. Malcolm is survived by two daughters: Martinique Perkins Waters and Nuri Perkins; one son, Malcolm Wright; two brothers: David Perkins (Della) and Richard Perkins II (Demetria); one sister, Tara Perkins Joseph (John); four uncles: Neville "Junior" Oubre (Lynn), Adrian Perkins (Frankye), Frank Perkins, and Carl Perkins (Vanessa); three aunts: Sandra Graves (Paul), Kim Phillips (Phil), and Lolitha Perkins, and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Richard Perkins I, and his mother, Venita Oubre Perkins. Due to covid-19, the family will have a private service for immediate family members only. Arrangements entrusted to Hall Davis & Sons Funeral Services. The family of Malcolm Perkins expresses sincere thanks for every act of kindness and love extended during this time of bereavement. We are comforted by your prayers, visits, cards, and telephone calls. We are finding strength in knowing that earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
Published in The Advocate from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2021.