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.