Funeral services for Danny Rex Acklin, 54, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 20, 2013, at Central Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Danny died at 12:11 p.m., Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri.
He was born September 22, 1958, at Christa Hogan Hospital, West Plains, Missouri, to Robert Fulton “Dick” Acklin and Birtha Marie Hall Nolte Acklin. He graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1977 and attended Missouri State University in West Plains. On June 30, 1984, he was married at Brandsville, Missouri, to Hazel Hall. Danny had worked at Wal-Mart for thirty-two years and was currently the Manager of the Garden Center.
He is survived by his wife, Hazel Acklin, of the family home; two children, Attie Acklin, Springfield, Missouri and Austin Acklin, Springfield, Missouri; three brothers, Don and Georgia Acklin, West Plains, Robert and Connie Acklin, West Plains, and Ronald and Marsha Acklin, Sedalia, Missouri; two sisters, Helen and Dick Stanley, West Plains and Laura McVickers, Summersville, Missouri; mother-in-law, Betty Kinnaird Hall; sister-in-law, Helen and Mike Barcus, their children, Hally Barcus, Little Rock, Arkansas and Mallory Barcus, West Plains; and many other nieces and nephews.
His parents, father-in-law, Orville Lee Hall, three sisters, June and Leroy Johnston, Judy Acklin and Beth Ann McBride, one brother, J. D. Nolte and one brother-in-law, Will McVickers, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held starting at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19th at Central Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Howell Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the community garden at Don Warden Park or Howell Valley Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.