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Scott Allen Perkins, 41, dispatcher, church leader


Scott Allen Perkins, a dispatcher, trumpet player and church leader, died Monday at University of Maryland Medical Center of a heart attack. The Abingdon resident was 41.

Born in Baltimore, Mr. Perkins graduated from Edgewood High School in 1980. He worked as a dispatcher for Caton's Plumbing, Heating and Cooling.

He enjoyed volunteering with Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, playing the trumpet at amateur events and serving as president of the Church Council at Lord of Life Lutheran Church.

Services were held Friday.

Mr. Perkins is survived by his wife of 18 years, the former Lisa M. Wright of Abingdon; a son, Andrew R. Perkins, and two daughters, Sarah E. Perkins and Stephanie M. Perkins, all of Abingdon; parents Ronald and Carole Perkins of Abingdon; a brother, Robert C. Perkins of Perryville; and a sister, Karen A. McCarter of Harrington, Del.

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