Jerry Wayne Perkins succumbed to melanoma at his home in Houston, Texas, on Jan. 21, 2013, at the age of 70.

Jerry Wayne Perkins succumbed to melanoma at his home in Houston, Texas, on Jan. 21, 2013, at the age of 70.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 25, at Clear Lake United Methodist Church at. 16335 El Camino Real, Houston, with a luncheon to follow at Villa Capri at 3713 Nasa Pkwy., Seabrook, Texas.