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WAKE Friday, February 15, 2019
6:00 - 7:00 P.M.
VISITATION Friday, February 15, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, February 16, 2019
2:00 P.M.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
3005 East Ellicott Street
INTERMENT Monday, February 18, 2019
Garden of Memories
4207 North Lake Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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02/13/2019 08:25 PM



Ishmael K. Perkins of Tampa, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the tender age of 22.  A Celebration of Life Service for Ishmael K. Perkins will be held on Saturday, February 16, at 2:00 p.m., at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3005 E. Ellicott St. Tampa, Florida, 33610 with Minister Bruce Bryant, officiating.  Interment will be held Monday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery.  

Ishmael was a native of Tampa, Florida, born to Kim L. Perkins and Vicky L Perkins.  He was a 2015 graduate of Paul R. Wharton High School. At Wharton High School, Ishmael was an Honor Roll student, Team Manager for the Men’s Basketball Team and a member of the school band for 4 years. 

Ishmael is a student at the University of Tampa and will be a graduating senior.  Ishmael’s family will proudly accept his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management at the May Graduation Ceremony.  Also, during the past four years, Ishmael has been a dedicated Team Manager for the UT Spartans Men’s Basketball Team. 

Ishmael loved life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed traveling, attending sporting and recreational events and spending time with all of his family members. Ishmael was an inspiration to others and touched many lives. He had a reputation of setting goals and looked forward to accomplishing them. 

To cherish his legacy and memories, Ishmael leaves: his parents, Kim L. Perkins, Vicky L. Perkins; his devoted sister, Mayah L. Perkins; and a host of family members and friends. Special thanks to Lorita Hightower, friend and his personal assistant.

The Visitation will be held from 5-8 pm. Friday, February 15th at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.

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Tampa, FL 33606-1508
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