Craig Perkins

PERKINS, Craig (71 years) …….

On Saturday, September 4th, 2021 after a long and hard battle with a lung and muscle disease, Craig passed peacefully in Palliative Care at Alexandria Marine Hospital in Goderich. Ontario. 

He is survived and will be greatly missed by his wife of 50 years Linda and their three sons, Jeff (Holly), Brad , Steve(Ronald) and granddaughter Mya.

Craig was born in Acton, on August 8, 1950 to the late Tom and Freida Perkins and was the beloved brother of Karen Lazenby (Bob) and Kevin Perkins(Sharon).  He was also preceded in death by his sister Colleen Cole(Ken).

The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors at Goderich Hospital, University Hospital in London, Victoria Hospital in London and Parkwood Institute in London for the tender and professional care they gave to Craig during his stays at these hospitals over the last three months. 

Cremation has taken place in London and a Celebration of Life will be held at a future date to be advised.

In Lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be sent to the hospitals listed above in Craig’s name or to a charity of your choice. 

A memorial of pictures for Craig has been posted to this link https://youtu.be/LtHW0XyvC8w


  1. Linda, Regan and I were saddened to here of Craig’s passing. Although not that old, both you and he were certainly able to put a lot of living in those years. I’m glad that you both got to do and see so much. He will be greatly missed by many people. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult days.

  2. I wish for a peaceful journey for your beloved husband and father. Hugs and comfort.
    Carolyn

  3. Linda, Jeff, Brad, Steve and family,

    A lifetime is never enough.
    Precious memories will help everyone.
    The thoughts and prayers of many are with you.

    Joe and Linda

  4. Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Craig was a wonderful human being and a friend to everyone he met. Keeping all of you in our prayers.

  5. Dear Linda& Family

    Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your Dear Craig. He was such a fun loving and caring man. He was a proud father and husband, and was always telling good stories about your times together.
    Sorry for your loss

  6. Linda It is a hard time for you and your family. So sorry for your loss. Julie often spoke of you and Craig! His presence will be missed by your entire extended family.

  7. I was so sad to hear this news Linda. My warmest wishes to you and your family from me and my family.
    With much love

  8. Linda, our heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. Always a smile, always a welcoming conversation from both you and Craig. Thinking of you and sending warmest hugs. Lyn & Sharon Jerome

  9. Dear Linda,
    Our sincere condolences to you and your sons, on the passing of Your Dear Craig.
    Keeping you in our thoughts at this sad & difficult time.
    Hugs! Jane & Alasdair Gillespie xxoox

  10. Dear Linda ,Please accept our sincere condolence . May memories help you and your sons at this difficult time.
    Hugs to all!
    Alasdair & Jane Gillespie

  11. Linda and Family, our deepest condolences for the loss of a wonderful man. I have some very fond memories of Craig and he will always be remembered and loved. Sending you strength and love.

  12. Linda and family
    Sorry to hear of Craig’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    You have great memories to hold in your heart. Take care and God Bless.
    Marion Hunter

  13. So sorry for your loss. Craig was an incredible man. Our thoughts are with you Linda, Jeff and family.
    Julie, Mathew, Danika and Zack

  14. Linda – Leslie and I want you and your family to know our hearts are with you at this difficult time. We both know you have wonderful memories of the time you and Craig spent together and those will provide comfort as you move forward.
    XOXO

  15. Linda, we are deeply saddened to hear of Craig’s passing. Please Know you, your boys and extended family are in our thoughts and prayers. 💗

  16. Linda, my sincere condolences on Craig’s passing. He was a hard working, loving father for his sons and a dedicated husband to you. I fondly remember his sense of humor which was quite entertaining with many laughs. Hold the memories close to your heart and he’ll always be near. Much love to you, Steve, Brad and Jeff ❤️

  17. Linda and family: Sincere condolences to all. Thinking of you all at this time. U have such wonderful memories to cherish… Hugs to all..

  18. Dear Linda and Family
    I am so very sorry to hear of Craig’s passing. I always liked Perky. He was a really good guy. Very proud husband and Father. I know you had many exciting adventures together. I hope your memories help you all during this difficult and very sad time. Sending hugs your way. Mavis

  19. Linda and Family. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Craig. I enjoyed working with Craig when he was a member/president and treasurer of the Cobourg Lions Club. May he Rest In Peace.

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