Michael Perkins


Michael Perkins, 49, of Waverly, passed away during the early morning hours Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at Community Hospital South, Indianapolis.

Mike was born Dec. 15, 1965, in Indianapolis to the late Larry Roger Perkins and Judith D. “Judi” (Pearce) Satterthwaite; his mother survives.

A 1984 graduate of Mooresville High School, he enjoyed playing football during his high school years but decided to go to work for Linel in Mooresville during his senior year.

Mike worked as drafting engineer but held many positions and titles during his 30-plus years at Linel; he also attended Indiana State University.

On July 28, 1990, Mike married his loving wife, Lucinda “Cindy” (Richards) Perkins; she survives.

He attended Cornerstone Church in Trafalgar.

An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a member of the National Rifle Association.

Mike is survived by his two sons and hunting buddies, Michael Brandon Perkins and Nicholas Cameron Perkins, both of Waverly. Other survivors include his stepfather, Robert D. Satterthwaite of Mooresville; brother, Daniel Solomon Perkins of Greenwood; and two sisters, Diana Lynn Justus of Mooresville and Kimberly Ann Pennington (Dewayne) of Mooresville; two brothers-in-law, Tom Richards (Zenia) and Steve Richards (Kim); many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.

Family and friends will gather for visitation from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, 39 E. High St., Mooresville. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday at Cornerstone Church, 1000 W. County Road 375S, Trafalgar. Pastor Brian Butler will officiate. Burial will follow at Nineveh Cemetery.

If you wish to make a donation in memory of Mike, please donate to your favorite charity.

Visit carlislebranson.com where you may sign the online guest registry, leave a personal message for Mike’s family and view his Life Tribute video.