Jason Perkins, 37, of Berthoud, passed away on July 9, 2009 in San Saba, Texas after a long struggle with mental illness. Jason was a native of Houston, Texas. He moved to Colorado in 1985, attended Sunset Middle School and Niwot High School and graduated in 1990. He then attended Texas A&M University and Colorado State University, graduating from CSU in 1996.
Jason is survived by his parents, Gene and Ann Perkins; his brother, Jeff Perkins and his family; his sister, Martha Fontenot and her family; and his wife, Krista Hair.
A reception to remember Jason will be held at the home of his parents at 19125 County Road 5 in Berthoud on Saturday, July 18 from 2 to 6 PM.
The family requests that donations be made to The Mental Health Foundation of Boulder and Broomfield Counties in Colorado, in Jason’s name. Donations should be sent to 1333 Iris Ave., Boulder, CO 80304, attn. Jason Perkins fund. Contact Susan Williams at 303-413-6215 for more information.
Jason's ashes were scattered on the hills of San Saba at the Perkin's ranch on Monday, July 13.
Funeral Services under the direction of Howell-Doran Funeral Home