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Creighton Perkins

February 5, 1980 — February 25, 2023

Creighton Allen Perkins, age 43, of Kearney, NE passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE.

Creighton was born February 5, 1980 in McCook to parents Ronald C. and Jean M. (Cole) Perkins. He was one of two sons who attended school in McCook, graduating from McCook High School with the Class of 1998.

Following high school, Creighton attended and played football for Hastings College, got married and started a family.

He was a devoted father of two children, Domineke and Dionté and enjoyed being a part of their events such as the military and sports amongst other things. Creighton was an outdoorsman who spent time with his family and friends fishing, shooting clays and hunting with his best dog, Deakon. He also enjoyed playing sand and mud volleyball, odds and ends projects with his buddies and going to sporting events. Creighton was a believer and his faith was important to him. He attended Kearney eFree Church in person and watched Flatirons Community Church online.

Creighton was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Floyd and Wilma Perkins; and his maternal grandfather, Gerald Cole.

Those left to celebrate his life include his maternal grandmother, Gladys Cole of Curtis, NE; parents Ron and Jean Perkins of McCook; children, Domineke Perkins and Dionté Perkins and fiancée, Neleigh Hauxwell, all of McCook; brother, Layne (Betsy) Perkins of Hickman, NE; two nephews, Braylon and Brantley Perkins of Hickman; aunts, uncles, cousins; and a host of other family and friends.

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