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Rocklin Akins

February 5, 1949 ~ August 14, 2020 (age 71)


Rocklin Dale Akins, 71, of Colona passed away August 14, 2020 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. 

Funeral services will be 10am Friday at Schroder Mortuary in Colona with visitation 1 hour prior to service time. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, social distancing guidelines will be followed and face masks will be required. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Milan Animal Shelter. 

Rocklin was born February 5, 1949 in Ironton, MO the son of Burlan and Velma Wilson Akins. He served in the Marines during Vietnam. Rocklin worked at the Rock Island Arsenal as a Weapons System Manager, retiring in 2004. He was a member of American Legion and enjoyed playing guitar, motorcycles, firearms, and golfing. 

Survivors include his sister Bobby Sue (Larry) Sadler and friends Robert (Dana Hamilton) DeReu and Cyndi (Shawn) Webster. 

Rocklin was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son Shane.

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August 21, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Schroder Mortuary (Colona)

Funeral Service
August 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Schroder Mortuary (Colona)

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