SGT Vernon Charles Akins

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SGT Vernon Charles Akins

Diamond, Portage County, Ohio, USA
Death 30 Sep 1985 (aged 65)
Pinellas Park, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial North Jackson, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section III Row 33
Memorial ID 81534944 · View Source
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Son of Charles A Akins and Elmira 'Mira' B Parshall
Spouse: Marjorie E Garghill Akins
Married: Feb. 2,1946
WW II U.S. Army

Youngstown Vindicator
Vernon Akins Sr.;
Conrail retiree

WARREN - Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Robert H. Roberts Memorial Home for Vernon C. Akins Sr., 65, of 6501 Cedarbrook Dr., Pinellas Park, Fla.,formerly of Warren, who died Monday afternoon in Metropolitan General Hospital following an extended illness.

Mr. Akins was born May 27, 1920, in Diamond, a son of Charles and Myra Parshall Akins. He retired in 1980 from Conrail after 40 years of service and moved to Florida in 1981. He was a World War II veteran.

He leaves his wife, the former Marjorie Garghill, whom he married on Feb. 2, 1946; a son, Vernon Jr. of Austintown; two daughters, Mrs. Carol Villio of Niles, and Mrs. Deborah Horvath of Hubbard; a brother, Harry of Youngstown; and 10 grandchildren.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family requests material tributes take the form of contibutions to the American Heart Association.


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  • Created by: Dianne Caves
  • Added: 4 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81534944
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Vernon Charles Akins (27 May 1920–30 Sep 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81534944, citing Jackson Township Cemetery, North Jackson, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Dianne Caves (contributor 47288499) .