|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1933|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 2010|
William "Bill" Robert Aikins, 77, of 105 Cedar Meadows Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 24th, 2010. He passed peacefully among friends and family at Durham Regional Hospital. He died due to complications after a home accident six weeks ago at his farm in Danville, VA.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Kaye Anne Davis Aikins, his 4 children and 6 grandchildren: William Delay Aikins, William Robert Aikins, II, John William Davis Aikins and his wife Eva Cowen Aikins and children, William Davis Aikins and Henry Cowen "Skip" Aikins, and Pamela Aikins Pierce with her husband William David Pierce and children William David Pierce, Jr., Joseph Madison Pierce, Joshua Logan Pierce and Michael Ashton Pierce. He was also survived by niece Melissa Brown Paty and husband Ben Hooper Paty, Jr and son Ben Hooper Paty III, cousin James Delay Bultman and wife Marsha Smith Bultman and children James Bradley Bultman and David Louis Bultman.
Bill was born April 28th, 1933 the son of the late Delbert Downey Aikins and Mary Temple Delay Aikins Currie in Osgood, Indiana and had 2 siblings, Peggy Jean Aikins Brown and Sue Ann Aikins Wolf both deceased.
He was educated at Osgood High School '51 and was a Kappa Sigma at University of Mississippi-Oxford (Ole Miss) '55. He married Kaye Anne Davis June 25, 1955 while serving as Captain in the USAF OSI '55-'57 before a lifelong career as Principle of Danville Distributing Co.
Bill loved being around his friends and family and quietly helping those in need in his community. He served in many organizations including the Danville Museum, Caring House, YWCA, YMCA and as President of Virginia State Bottlers Association, Head of Beautification for Southside Virginia and numerous others over the years. He was known for his lifelong love of the outdoors, especially fishing and working on his farm.
Funeral services will be held at Church of the Good Shepherd in Durham, NC on Monday, June 28th at 10 am with Burial Services at Mountain View Cemetery in Danville, VA at 4pm.
Mountain View Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 29, 2012
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