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Wayland A. Perkinson, 48, of Cobbs Creek, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020, at his home after a long illness.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie A. Perkinson and Lois Garrett Perkinson; maternal grandparents, William H. and Countess Garrett.

He is survived by a sister, Tracy Thacker (Robbie); a brother, Craig Perkinson (Tamar); nieces, Pamela Sweitzer (John) and Amanda; a great-nephew, Liam Sweitzer; a great-niece, Nina Sweitzer; aunt, Barbara Felton, and extended family and special friends.

We would like to express our thanks to Hospice of Virginia, Terri and Shannon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mathews Youth Baseball League or to your favorite charity.

Due to COVID-19, Wayland’s family will be holding a private burial ceremony. They will schedule as soon as possible another service in the future at which all of his loved ones and friends can honor and celebrate his life.

Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster-Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, is assisting the family with the arrangements.