Jackson E. Perkins (1935 - 2018)

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Poitras, Neal & York Funeral Home & Cremation Service
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Cornish, ME

Jackson E. Perkins, 83
CORNISH - Jackson E. Perkins, 83, passed on July 31, 2018 at Bridgton Health Care. Born in Cornish on Jan.13, 1935, to the late Carroll T. Perkins and Marjorie Berry Perkins, Jack graduated from Fryeburg Academy and University of Memphis. While
in the Air Force, Jack attended the Institute for Foreign Language at Yale University and spent 15 months in Formosa interpreting Communist Chinese radio broadcasts.
He then went on to graduate from the School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. Jack's entire professional career was spent in banking in Tennessee and Texas. He retired as vice president of M Bank in Houston, Texas.
Jack was an avid reader and had a passion for duplicate bridge, playing at many locations all over the U.S. In his later years, Jack preferred warmer climates to our Maine winters. He spent three winters each in Hawaii, Australia, and New Zealand and one in Greece. He also spent many winters in Texas and Arizona.
Jack is survived by brothers, Linwood Perkins and wife Diann, and Bradley Perkins and wife Nancy; along with three nephews and three nieces. There will be no services at Jack's request.
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Aug. 5, 2018
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