PEKIN - Perry E. Akins, 80, formerly of Pekin, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.
He was born in Cordova, Ala., on Aug. 26, 1930, to Henry and Claudine Akins.
Perry is survived by his wife, Betty Akins; sons, Chris E. Akins Sr., and Randy D. Akins; a stepdaughter, Patty (John) Boyers; a stepson, John (Debbie) Coker; grandchildren, Jenny (Chris) Owen, Chris E. (Lori) Akins Jr., Andrea Akins, Katherine Akins, Nathan Akins, Brett Boyers and Chloe Coker; and great-grandchildren Conner D.E. Akins and Cooper B. Akins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Akins, in 1989.
Funeral services were held in San Antonio, Texas, on Aug. 8, 2011. Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington is handling local arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.