Willie Henry Chase
Gary Lee Perkins Jr.
was born in East Liverpool, Ohio on February 20, 1964 to Gary Lee Perkins Sr and the late Betty Jane Tarver-Perkins. The Lord
called him home on Friday, March 13th, 2020. He was the only child from his parent’s union and is the oldest of his two siblings. He was a member of Union Bethel AME Church until his death. Gary graduated from McDonough High School in 1983 and shortly thereafter he joined the United States Marine Corps. He served two tours and separated from active duty in 1990 earning the rank of CPL E-4, Corporal. He earned Sea Service Deployment ribbon, Good Conduct medal and Expert Rifle badge. He had two sons, Gary and Jermaine Perkins, born in 1988 and 1990 from his first marriage. On September 20, 1996 he married Michelle and from this union they had two sons, Sean and Randy, and two daughters, Rachel and Mya. In his pastime he enjoyed bush crafting, watching war and suspenseful movies and spending time with his family and pets. He had a soft spot for animals and was affectionately known by his family as Dr. Dolittle. His dream was to go travel across the country in his trailer while enjoying the outdoors. He was known as GaryLee, Dad, De-ad, and Pop by his family. He is survived by his wife of 23 year Michelle (Waldorf, MD) sons Gary (Washington, D.C) Jermaine (Waldorf, MD) Sean (College Park, MD) Randy (College Park, MD) his daughters Rachel (Waldorf, MD) Mya (Waldorf, MD) sister Kensey Castro Merritt (Sacramento, CA) his brother Garrett Perkins (Sacramento, CA) his aunt Gloria Reynolds (Pittsburgh, PA) uncle Elking (TempleHills, MD) uncle Ted, aunt Paula, Uncle Ronny and beloved cousins and hosts of nieces, nephews relatives and friends. Visitation will be private. (Invitation By Family Only). Private Interment Monday March 30, 2020 at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham, Maryland.
Paul G. Thomas
Minister Paul Greguary Thomas, 64, was born to Charles Edward Thomas Sr. and Helen Elizabeth Thomas on November 25, 1955 in Washington, DC. He transitioned to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, March 06, 2020 at The George Washington University Hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Edward Thomas, Sr. and his brother Freddy Thomas. He leaves found memories to be cherished by his beloved and dedicated wife of 31 years Jaqueline Thomas (JD), his daughter Paula Wiley (Calvin, II), son Emmanuel Thomas, daughter Mary Thomas; his loving mother Helen Thomas; his siblings Charles Thomas, Jr. (Denise); Ruth White (Johnny); Brenda Hales (Reginald); Kirk Thomas, Sr.; Terry Thomas (Elissa); Angela Love; Carla Drew; Cynthia Thomas; mother-in-law Carrie Sutton; brother-in-law James Lewis; Nicholas Wilson, Bobbie Smith, sister-in-law Mary Lewis, Deborah Williams, Deborah Garrett (Johnnie); his uncle James Thomas; his aunt Martha Simms and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.
The Homegoing service for Minister Paul G. Thomas will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Way of New Born Church of God & True 810 Rollins Ave. Capitol Heights, MD 20743, Visitation 9:00 - 11:00 AM, Interment Private