Obituary: Kenneth Lee Eakins

Kenneth Lee “Kenny”  Eakins, 55, of Buena Vista, VA, formerly of Greenville passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at his home in Virginia.  Kenneth was born December 7, 1958 in Monticello, FL, to Lester and Sarah Helen (Parker) Eakins.

Mr. Eakins was of the Baptist Faith and was a member of Sirmans Missionary Baptist Church in Sirmans.  Kenny was a graduate of Greenville High School Class of 1976. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and family. Mr. Eakins was preceded in death by his father Lester Luther Eakins.

He is survived by his mother Sarah Helen Eakins of Sirmans, FL;  his brothers Homer L. Eakins of Greenville, FL and  Danny (Sue Ann) Eakins of Perry; his sister Sandy (Mark) Dwyer of Virginia Beach, VA; his daughters Leah, Lacey and Candice; 5 grandchildren as well as several nieces and one nephew.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home of Madison in Madison with Bro. Gary Blanton officiating.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home of Madison. All arrangements are under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.

You may send condolences to the family at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com.

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