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Jerry Palmer Akin
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1941
Mena
Polk County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 2010
Douglas County
Oregon, USA

Parents: Samuel David and Zazel Castillo Akin.

As a child, Jerry and his parents moved to Glide, Oregon. After graduating from Glide High School, Jerry joined the U.S. Navy. His military service included time on the USS Kittyhawk as a rescue diver. He also spent time on an icebreaker.

Upon being honorably discharged, Jerry became a house painter for several years until he found his favorite job in the Facilities Dept. at Hewlitt Packard. He moved his wife and family to Woodinville, Washington.

Jerry became an avid fan of classic cars and he loved his Model A. He continued his membership in the Model A Club of America, Evergreen Chapter until his death.

When the marriage ended and he retired, Jerry returned to Oregon.

Jerry is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. His suvivors include his son, Jerry Palmer Akin, Jr., daughter Janet (Jeff) Shaboan, his grandchildren, Hannah and Jack, and three sisters.
 
 
Burial:
Roseburg Memorial Gardens
Roseburg
Douglas County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61236769
Jerry Palmer Akin
Added by: R. Marion
 
Jerry Palmer Akin
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Added by: J.D. Larimore
 
 
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US NAVY VETERAN
- Darlene T.
 Added: May. 10, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country. Anchors aweigh!
- Paul Basso
 Added: May. 13, 2011
Rest in Peace
- J.D. Larimore
 Added: Nov. 7, 2010
 
 
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