James Akenhead

James Akenhead

EAST PALESTINE – James V. Akenhead, 70, of East Palestine, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at his home.

He was born July 5, 1947 in Salem, 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/Operator of the Akenheads Dairy in East Palestine.

He is survived by a son, Eric 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.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 at the Centenary United Methodist Church in East Palestine with Rev. Mark McTrustry officiating.

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