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Andre Joseph Perkins transitioned on Friday, November 6, 2016 at Signature Health Care in Savannah, GA. He was 73 years old. Perkins was born in New Orleans where he lived until he was displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Since then, he has resided in Hinesville, GA and Savannah. He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter Andrea Perkins Peyton (Keith), who cared for him for the more than ten years that he lived in Georgia; son Anthony Perkins (Diane), 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Johnson Perkins, and his father, Oliver W. Perkins.

Relatives, friends, pastor and members of First Calvary Baptist Church, Signature Heath Care, and St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah, are invited to attend the home going celebration at 9:00 AM on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Rhodes Chapel, 3933 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125. Rev. Donald Jeanjacques, officiating. Visitation will be held from 8:00 AM until 8:50 AM; Interment will follow at St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. Arrangements entrusted to D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit to sign the online guest book.