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Reidlawn Cemetery
Monday August 24th, 2020

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Milton Edward Perdue

Milton Edward Perdue, 98, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Jacob’s Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Monday, August 24 at Reidlawn Cemetery with Pastor Mike Campbell officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, August 22 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at Michelle Toler’s home (396 Vaughn Road). Milton was born in Rockingham County to the late Wilson and Alice Perdue. He was a longtime and faithful member of Thompsonville Baptist Church. He worked many years alongside his son at Perdue Plumbing. Milton was an avid sportsman and always bragged about his favorite hunting dog, Rattler. Over the years, he enjoyed gardening and beekeeping. He loved his family of 5 generations. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Alma Loftis Perdue; son, Jerry Milton Perdue; daughter, Carolyn Perdue Gibson; grandson, Stephen Gibson; great granddaughter, Jessica Gibson; brother, Raymond Perdue; and sister, Veatrice Williams. Milton is survived by his daughters, Lib Hall, Rachel Perdue and Brenda Church; son, Mark Perdue and wife, Dawn; granddaughters and caregivers, Michelle Toler, Amanda Hall and 13 other grandchildren; great granddaughter and caregiver, Misty Toler and 20 other great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; sister, Mary Lou Williams; and a large extended family. The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation for the consistent support through the years from the Thompsonville Baptist, the love and care provided by the Jacob’s Creek staff and Hospice of Rockingham County. Wilkerson Funeral Home is serving the family and condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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M Sep 13 2020 7:39 AM

We are so sorry for Milton's passing. We know he will be dearly missed. May the Lord comfort each of you. May you memories serve you well. Doris H Matkins, Will Matkins, Janet M Holt

Doris H Matkins Aug 31 2020 8:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Milton Edward Perdue

Bernard & Linda Andrews Aug 23 2020 8:55 PM

Corey.. I am so sorry for you and your families loss. Let me know if you need anything. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Beth Money Aug 23 2020 12:22 PM

To entire family, so sorry to hear of your Dads passing. He will be overjoyed to be with Alma again. Gary Bates and Family

Gary Bates Aug 22 2020 4:43 PM

It saddens our hearts to learn of uncle Milton's passing. He was a strong person, who lived a long life and was dedicated to his family. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Deb Bates Bettini and family

Deb Bates Bettini Aug 21 2020 6:10 PM

We are so sorry to hear of Papa Perdue's passing. He was such a sweet man.

Doug and Judy Waddell Aug 21 2020 5:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Milton Edward Perdue

Christine Aug 21 2020 3:44 PM

Very sorry for your loss.

Barney Shumate Aug 21 2020 12:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Milton Edward Perdue

charles loftis Aug 20 2020 9:36 PM