Aikey, Virgil – Obituary

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Sumpter, Oregon

Virgil Aikey, 66, of Sumpter, died Oct. 16, 2004, at the Boise Veterans Hospital.

There will be a wake in honor of his life at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Elkhorn Restaurant in Sumpter.

Virgil was born on Aug. 7, 1938, at Canandaigua, N.Y. He moved to Southern California in 1960.

He served in the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne. He was the youngest journeyman in the heating and sheet metal business in the 1960s in Southern California.

After that he became a swimming pool contractor for Bee Sunny Pools in Chatsworth, Calif. In 1988, he moved to Bend, and then to Sumpter in 1993. He spent the winters at Yuma, Ariz.

In 1986, he married Jo, his best friend.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Virgil and Robert; daughter, Becky; stepson, Keith; stepdaughters, Tammy and Mary Jo; four grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; and last, but not least, his very special friend, Lil Bit.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 22, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor



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White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/california/aikey-virgil-obituary.htm - Last updated on Oct 4th, 2011

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