Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1980

Allan Akens ALLAN B. AKENS, 53, had a lifetime of service that started on Dec. 1, 1961, ended Oct. 4, 2015 in Waxahachie, TX. Allan B to his grandmother Boo- Boo, Uncle Allan to eleven nephews and nieces, the Boss to some and friend to a lot of people, passed from this life. Interment was in the Waxahachie City Cemetery. Born in Abilene, he lived his life serving others through the funeral industry. This ministry helped many people in their most vulnerable times, and he did it to his utmost, both personally & professionally. Allan graduated from Ranger High School at Ranger, TX in 1980 and the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1984. He started his service at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home and served at many others throughout the area, including homes in Waco and Temple. The number of family's lives he touched is at least in the hundreds and maybe thousands. Allan is survived by the love of his life, Linnea and his "Cowboy sidekick" Parker; three sisters, Annette Akens (RHS-1977, Eric) Miller, Karen Akens (RHS-1978, Glenn) Thomson, and Naomi Akens (RHS-1992, Thomas) Clements & aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces & friends too numerous to count. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Shirley Akens.