|Birth: ||May 21, 1913|
|Death: ||Oct. 22, 2003|
ROCKVILLE- Joe J. Aikman, 90 of Rockville died Wednesday October 22, 2003 in Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
He was a retired farmer.
He was born May 21, 1913 in Vermillion County, Indiana to the late Robert Aikman and Emma Jackson Aikman.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Martha Robertson Aikman in 1965 and Glethel Shrader Aikman in 1996.
Survivors include his daughter, Patricia J. Aikman of Indianapolis.
He was a graduate of Dana (IN) High School. He was a member of the Dana United Methodist Church, a 60 year member and Past Master of Bloomingdale Masonic Lodge # 127, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Zorah Shrine of Terre Haute, Royal Order of Jesters, Parke County Low 12 Club, Clinton One Half Century Club, and Rockville Elks Lodge # 2471.
Active in Republican politics all his life he served two terms on the Parke County Council, was a delegate for 28 Republican State Conventions, served as an alternate delegate for the National Republican Convention in 1980, served as secretary for the Parke County Republican Party for 38 years. He was named a Sagamore of the Wabash under Governor Otis Bowen and Governor Robert Orr.
Services are 1:00 PM Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003 in Gooch Funeral Home at 112 Howard St. in Rockville, with the Rev. Brad Bumgardner officiating. Burial is in Bono Cemetery in Dana, Indiana. Visitation is from 5-8 PM on Friday at Gooch Funeral Home, and before services on Saturday.
Memorials may be made to the charity of ones choice in his memory.
Robert P. Aikman (1887 - 1975)
Emma J. Jackson Aikman (1891 - 1963)
Martha M. Robertson Aikman (1912 - 1965)*
Glethel Irene Schrader Aikman (1913 - 1996)*
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Originally Created by: Carolyn Schwab
Record added: Jun 25, 2011
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