Jackson E. Perkins, 83

Jackson E. Perkins

CORNISH — Jackson E. Perkins, 83, passed on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Bridgton Health Care.

Born in Cornish on Jan. 13, 1935, to the late Carroll T. Perkins and Marjorie Berry Perkins, Jack graduated from Fryeburg Academy and University of Memphis.

While in the Air Force, Jack attended the Institute for Foreign Language at Yale University and spent 15 months in Formosa interpreting Communist Chinese radio broadcasts. He then went on to graduate from the School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. Jack’s entire professional career was spent in banking in Tennessee and Texas. He retired as vice president of M Bank in Houston, Texas.

Jack was an avid reader and had a passion for duplicate bridge, playing at many locations all over the United States. In his later years, Jack preferred warmer climates to Maine winters. He spent three winters each in Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand and one in Greece. He also spent many winters in Texas and Arizona.

Jack is survived by brothers, Linwood Perkins and Bradley Perkins; along with three nephews and three nieces.

There will be no services at Jack’s request.

Online condolence messages can be submitted at the Poitras, Neal & York Funeral Home website, www.mainefuneral.com

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