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L C Achimon

Sep 18 1940 - May 23 2009

L C Achimon went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, May 23, 2009. He died at his home surrounded by family and friends after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born to Mildred and Cecil Achimon on September 18, 1940. L C served his country for four years in the Army in Germany and four years in the Air Force in Thailand, Turkey and New York. He was a Reliability Engineer and worked as an Aerospace Consultant in Michigan, Montreal, Toronto and Colorado. He was a wonderful husband, father and son. He loved his family, his animals and restoring old tractors. He was extremely intelligent with an abundance of knowledge along with a special talent for fixing anything. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tom Bean. He was loved for his sense of humor, his generosity and the family stories he loved to tell. He was respected by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his father Cecil Achimon; two sons, Mark and Gary Achimon; and by one daughter, Lisa Jones. He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Donnita Achimon of Tom Bean; two sons, Philip Achimon and friend Jason Teel of McKinney, and Donnie Achimon and wife Sharon of Tom Bean; his mother, Mildred Achimon of Howe; sister, Betty Chumbley and husband John of Howe; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral Services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Tom Bean at 2:00pm, Monday, May 25, 2009. Family visitation will be held at Earnheart Funeral Home in Whitewright from 3:00PM to 5:00PM on Sunday afternoon, May 24, 2009. Officiating the service will be Rev. John Hall and Loyd Morris. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Langford, Bob Chapman, Jerry Wheeler, Pat Hamilton, Gene Rolen and Don Worsham. Burial will follow at Vittitoe Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Center.
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