James V. Akenhead

EAST PALESTINE — James V. Akenhead, 70, a lifelong resident of East Palestine, died Saturday at his home.
He was born July 5, 1947 in Salem, a son of the late James and Vivian Latham Akenhead.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, attended the Centenary United Methodist Church and was a longtime owner/pperator of the Akenheads Dairy in East Palestine.

He is survived by a son, Eric (Inda) Akenhead of East Palestine; daughter, Lisa Akenhead of Pittsburgh; brother, Dan Akenhead of Albuquerque, N.M.; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 11:30 a.n. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Centenary United Methodist Church in East Palestine with the Rev. Mark McTrustry officiating.

Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine is in charge of arrangements.