Funeral services for Harold G. Aikin, age 80 of Irving, formerly of Mount Vernon, were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Colonial Funeral Home in Irving. Burial was in the Oak Grove Memorial Gardens with Dr. Jim Gerlach officiating.
Mr. Aikin was born Sept. 27, 1931 in Needmore, Tex., to Alva M. and Murle Faye Wells Aikin. He married Claudette Moore on June 30, 1951 in Dallas. He was a construction superintendent his entire career and a member of the Baptist church.
He died Monday, April 23. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Walter Murray Aikin, in 1974.
He is survived by his wife, Claudette; a daughter and son-in-law, Marlene and Joe Scholari of Grand Prairie; a son, Matthew Alex Aikin of Irving; three grandchildren, and a great-grandson.