OBITUARY

Perry Edward Akins

August 26, 1930August 4, 2011

Perry Edward Akins, age 80, passed away August 4, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on August 26, 1930 in Cordova, Alabama to Henry and Claudine Akins. He is survived by his wife, Betty Akins; sons, Chris Edward Akins, Randy D. Akins; stepdaughter, Patty Boyers and husband Johnny; stepson, Johnny Coker and wife Debi; grandchildren, Jenny Owen and husband Chris, Chris Edward Akins Jr. and wife Lori, Andrea Akins, Katherine Akins, Nathan Akins, Brett Boyers and Chloe Coker; great-grandson, Conner David Edward Akins and Cooper Becket Akins; brother, John Akins. A funeral sevice will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 8, 2011 at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home, 6321 Bandera Road San Antonio, Texas 78238 Officiating will be Pastor Jack Stevens. Interment will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Perry to the St. Jude's Childrens Hospital or the Alzheimers Association.

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, August 8, 2011
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Don Davis

August 14, 2011

To Akins Family,
Sorry for your loss. Mr Akins was my first little league coach in Marquette Heights. We lived down the street on Radisson.I remember the Karmann Ghia that belonged to your family.
Don Davis-Pekin Illinois

Lyn Morrison

August 13, 2011

To my best friend - I will remember you always. Love Lyn & Lynn Morrison

Jan Bohm

August 11, 2011

My condolences to your families. Your parents were nice neighbors.

Jana Mattingly Briggs

August 11, 2011

I barely remember Perry because I was so young when you lived next door, but I grew up hearing all the stories about Brian, Kevin, Chris and Randy. You have my heartfelt sympathy. I'm sure Perry and my Dad, Emil, are playing cards up there somewhere.

Jerry & Vicki Mesecher

August 8, 2011

Chris, Randy & family,
Memories, laughter, love... the treasures you will keep forever. Let those good memories play over and over in your heart. Our sincere condolences.

Ian Morrison

August 8, 2011

Chris & Randy,

We are praying for you and your families at this time. I have so many wonderful childhood memories with your parents. They both touch my heart so deeply. We will dearly miss Perry.
Love – Ian & Andrea Morrison (Pekin, Illinois)

August 8, 2011

Thinking of your family during this difficult. Our thoughts & prayers go out to the entire family.
Love,
Julie (Morrison) Svendsen

Joe & Rosemary Filyaw

August 6, 2011

Dear Family,
We are so sad by the passing of Perry. We have many good memories of Perry and his family in Illinois and Perry's Texas family.
We are praying for each of you.

Joe & Rosemary Filyaw

August 6, 2011

Dear Family,
We have so many good memories of Perry with his Illinois family as well as with his Texas family. Our hearts are heavy today. Our love and prayers are with you.

Joe & Rosemary Filyaw

August 6, 2011

Dear Family,
We have so many good memories of Perry with his Illinois family as well as with his Texas family. Our hearts are heavy today. Our love and prayers are with you.