OBITUARY

Mervin Paul Aikens

July 14, 1918November 12, 2011

Mervin Paul Aikens “Bucky,” Mr. Aikens, 93, of Mint Hill, died Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Presbyterian Hospital, Matthews. His family will receive friends from 11:00 to 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, at Trinity Fellowship Church, with his funeral service to follow at 12:00 P.M. at the church. Interment will follow in Charlotte Memorial Gardens. Born July 14, 1918 in Corsica, PA, Mr. Aikens was a son of the late Charles Henry Aikens and Clara Mae Heimes Aikens. He was a decorated U.S. Army, World War II veteran, having served with the artillery in the Philippines. He was a construction superintendant for 44 years and retired from Rodgers Builders. Mr. Aikens was an avid hunter and gardener, and a former member of Garr Memorial Church. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 69 years, Jonee Aikens; three children, Ronnie Aikens and wife, Christine, of Midland, Karen Thompson and husband, Steve, of Matthews, and Vince Aikens of Indian Trail; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Fellowship Church, 13232 Idlewild Road, Matthews, NC 28105, or Presbyterian Hospice & Palliative Care, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233-3549. Condolences may be offered at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com. Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service - Mint Hill Chapel, Mint Hill, NC.

Services

  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 15, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, November 15, 2011
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Mervin Paul Aikens

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L. Ellis

November 20, 2011

Sincere condolences to the family!
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. Isa 33:24

K Hunter

November 17, 2011

Dear Aikens Family!
Please accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences for the loss of your loved one. In these trying times, pray to the God of all comfort found at Psalm 83:18. Your family will be with my thoughts and prayers.

Mike Davis

November 15, 2011

I knew Buck as a fine Christian gentleman when he and I worked together so many years ago at Rodgers Builders. He was an outstanding superintendent and a great friend. We all will miss him greatly.

Scott Whitaker

November 15, 2011

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

FROM THE FAMILY