In Loving Memory of

Bruce Wayne Akins

1950 - 2018
In Loving Memory of

Bruce Wayne Akins

1950 - 2018

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Bruce Wayne Akins, 68, passed away on July 30, 2018 at Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kansas.

He was born April 24, 1950 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of Keith and Reeta Akins. He graduated from Shawnee Heights High School.

He served in the United States Navy and the United States Air Force. He worked for Allied-Signal in Phoenix, Arizona; Payless ShoeSource in Topeka, Kansas; and Flint Hills Construction in Topeka, Kansas.

Bruce was a skilled carpenter and his artistry can be seen in businesses and homes across the United States. Bruce and his wife, Diane, were avid golfers and found particular joy golfing with dear friends at Osage City Municipal Golf Course.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane, and his father, Keith. He is survived by his mother, Reeta of Topeka, Kansas and his three children: Denise (Ray) of Osage City, Kansas, Jeri (Brandon) of Columbia, Missouri, and Darrin (Shannon) of Topeka, Kansas. He is also survived by five siblings, and 11 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Osage City Public Library, 515 Main Street, Osage City, Kansas 66523.

A celebration of life will be held at a future date.

Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel is assisting the family. To leave a message for the family please click the "Share Memories" button above.
Bruce Wayne Akins, 68, passed away on July 30, 2018 at Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kansas.

He was born April 24, 1950 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of Keith and Reeta Akins. He graduated from Shawnee Heights High School.

He served in the United States Navy and the United States Air Force. He worked for Allied-Signal in Phoenix, Arizona; Payless ShoeSource in Topeka, Kansas; and Flint Hills Construction in Topeka, Kansas.

Bruce was a skilled carpenter and his artistry can be seen in businesses and homes across the United States. Bruce and his wife, Diane, were avid golfers and found particular joy golfing with dear friends at Osage City Municipal Golf Course.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane, and his father, Keith. He is survived by his mother, Reeta of Topeka, Kansas and his three children: Denise (Ray) of Osage City, Kansas, Jeri (Brandon) of Columbia, Missouri, and Darrin (Shannon) of Topeka, Kansas. He is also survived by five siblings, and 11 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Osage City Public Library, 515 Main Street, Osage City, Kansas 66523.

A celebration of life will be held at a future date.

Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel is assisting the family. To leave a message for the family please click the "Share Memories" button above.

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