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Eric Doane Akridge

December 17, 1972 ~ April 9, 2021 (age 48)

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Obituary

Eric Doane Akridge, 48, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021. He was a 1991 graduate of Washington County High School where he was in the marching band. Eric was First Chair trumpet and played solo’s at ballgames. After graduating he attended Flight Safety Academy in Vera Beach, FL. Eric earned his pilots license and Instrument Instructors license in addition to several more license. Flying & music was his passion. He played the piano and many different instruments. Eric played the piano by ear as well as by note. He was very gifted. Eric was a member of Tibbie Baptist Church. He loved all his children as well as his Mama. Eric also enjoyed spending time with with his family & friends. He was scheduled to be a judge at the upcoming Fiddlers Convention. Eric had a special love for older people. He had a kind & loving heart. Eric loved his dog “June Bug”. He loved his Great Grandmother Big Mama better than anything. She was his heart. “His PawPaw Nichols and Claude Coaker were his best buddies.” Eric will be missed by so many that loved him.

 

Survivors

Wife

Paige Copeland Akridge

Mother

Betty Lois Nichols  Akridge

Sons

Devin Howard Akridge

Noah Larson Akridge

Daughter

Emily Paige Akridge 

Stepson

Garrett Michael Dempsey 

Stepdaughter

Kaylyn Paige Dempsey

Brother

Scottie Sloan (Lisa) Akridge

Niece, Nephew & Numerous Cousins

 

 

Preceded in Death By:

Father ~ Herman Lester Akridge

Grandparents ~ Herman Carrol & Marcel Neil Akridge      & Robert Quentin Nichols & Della Lois Orso Nichols

Niece ~ Susan Denise Akridge

 

Pallbearers ~ Elvin Ross, Shane Richardson, Marvin Shepard, Jr., Daniel Nichols, Ben Zeigler, Shawn Zeigler

Honorary Pallbearers ~ Claude Coaker, Jason Thompson, Ronnie Nichols, Larry Nichols, Stacy Carpenter, Chris Coaker, Brad Taylor, Sue Saviak, Rosie Lasker, Regina

 

Vistation will be Friday, April 16, 2021, 1:00PM ~ 2:00 PM, at Tibbie Baptist Church. Funeral Service will be Friday, April 16, 2021at 2:00PM. Bro. Woody Baughn & Bro. Ernest Tucker will be officiating with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.
Interment will be at Tibbie Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 16, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Tibbie Baptist Church
160 Tibbie CurchRd
Tibbie, AL 36583

Funeral Service
Friday
April 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Tibbie Baptist Church
160 Tibbie CurchRd
Tibbie, AL 36583

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