Wesley John Perkins, 69, of Kingston, ID, passed away on March 24, 2023 at Shoshone Medical Center, Kellogg. Wesley was born on May 7, 1953 in Redding, CA, a son of the late Wesley Arthur Perkins and Yvonne Carol (Travis) Perkins.
Wesley worked as a miner and logger for many years in the Silver Valley. He loved hunting, camping, and fishing, but his greatest joy in his life was spending time with his grandchildren. Wesley never let life keep him down and was always adapting and overcoming obstacles that came his way. He was the rock and glue of the family that kept everyone together and going.
In addition to his parents, Wesley is preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Lyons; brother, Michael Perkins; and sister in-law, Christine Perkins.
Survivors include his children, Wesley Brian Perkins of Kingston, ID, Sunshine Lyons of Kingston, ID, Camisha Evans of Kansas, Stephenie Evans of Kansas, and Yodi Sowinksi; and a brother, Randy Perkins of Kellogg, ID.
At Wesley’s request, cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time.
Memories of Wesley and messages of condolence may be shared with his family online at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com. Shoshone Funeral Services, Kellogg, is assisting the Perkins family with arrangements.