“I’m getting tired of this wet weather.” Yes, but we need the moisture.” suspect this conversation— or some facsimile thereof — has played out all over the Gunnison Valley during thepast few we
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:00am News Staff
Clurin Lee “Doc” Perkins, 80, passed away on July 18. He was born on July 5, 1934, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to C.C. and Elmore Perkins. Doc married Helen Barber in 1957. He was in the Army in Fort Carson from 1957-1959. He worked for Phillips 66 and retired. He also worked in Crested Butte as owner of CB Towing Service. His final job was as a Wal-Mart greeter. He was survived by his sister Ann Bryant of Sulphur Springs, Texas; His three sons, eight grandchildren, and seven greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Helen of 43 years, and his brother James of Sulphur Springs, Texas. To honor Doc’s request a private family funeral will be held at a later date.