Aikey, Virgil – Obituary

Sumpter, Oregon Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now 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...

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