Raymond Eugene Akeman, 70, of Litchfield, IL, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:15 P.M. at the St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
He was born on December 3, 1948 in Litchfield, IL, a son of Marshall E. and Bernice (Randle) Akeman.
Raymond graduated from Litchfield High School with the class of 1967.
Mr. Akeman was the Road Commissioner for the South Litchfield Township in Litchfield, IL for several years and farmed his own ground.
Raymond was a member of the Walshville Christian Church. He enjoyed going to truck and tractor pulls and spending time with his family. In his younger years he enjoyed livestock.
He is survived by his:
Daughter, Sarah (James) Plybon of Branson, MO
Brother, Darrell (Gloria) Akeman of Waynesville, IL
Sister, Donna (Don) Miller of Walshville, IL
And 4 nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at the Walshville Christian Church. Pastor Mark Johnson will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday, July 19, 2019 from 4:00 until 7:00 at the Litchfield Family Funeral Service in Litchfield, IL. Burial will be in the Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield, IL. The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the Walshville Christian Church or to the American Diabetes Association.