Dwight L. Akins

Akins, Dwight L. Age 88, passed peacefully with family prayers on Monday, May 14. Life-long companion to Mary Akins; dear father of Theresa Saunders-Kleusch (Carl Kleusch, son-in-law) and Dwain Akins (Gail Akins, daughter-inlaw); beloved grandfather of Kerry Michael Saunders, Kelsey Akins, and Drake Akins; and great-grandfather of Trinity Saunders. Fifty year resident of Ferguson, Dwight was originally born in Oklahoma City. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He graduated from Oklahoma University, Business Degree. He was employed with Douglas Aeronautics and moved to McDonnell Douglas Aerospace. Services: Visitation is scheduled on Friday morning from 9:15 to 10:15 at HOFFMEISTER-SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 1515 Lemay Ferry Road, 63125. Graveside interment service to be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. Dwight, Dad will be sorely missed.

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Hoffmeister South County Chapel
1515 Lemay Ferry Road St. Louis, MO 63125
(314) 544-7100

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on May 17, 2012