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Roger D. Akins

June 20, 1942 – June 18, 2022


Roger D. Akins, 79, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022. He was born on June 20, 1942, in Springfield to Duard and Dorothy Akins.


He was a graduate of Drury College and had a 41 year career with State Farm Insurance Company. He was a longstanding member of the Heart of the Ozarks Sertoma Club. Roger was an avid and passionate golfer. He was a man of faith who was a member of First Baptist Church of Springfield.


He was preceded in death by his parents.


He is survived by his wife, Linda Akins; son, Christopher Akins; daughter Courtney Ann Fannin (Karl); son Curtis Gilmore (Leona); daughter Michele Wilson (Todd); sisters Susan Moberly (Wayne) and Nancy Brackett (Bob); and grandchildren Mackenzie Wilson, Chase Gilmore and Landon Wilson (Katie).


Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 23, also at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hazelwood Cemetery.