Friday, January 14, 2005
Van Alstyne, Texas - Cecil Achimon, age 86, passed away Wednesday,
January 12, 2005 at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center. Funeral ervices
will be Saturday, January 15 at Howe Church of Christ at 10 a.m.
Officiating will be Doug Bickenbach and Toby Soechting. Interment
will be at Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Cecil was born May 3, 1918, the son of Barney Achimon and Nanny
Pearl Vineyard Achimon. He married Mildred Walker, his childhood
sweetheart, on October 14, 1938. They celebrated their 65th anniversary
in 2003. They spent 66 happy years together.
He was a farmer. He farmed at Van Alstyne, Bristol, and Venus
for several years. He loved farming and raising cattle.
He was a devoted member of the Howe Church of Christ. He served
as Elder at Trenton Church of Christ and Deacon at Bristol and Venus.
He loved reading the Bible and often got up during the night to study the
Bible. He loved teaching his grandchildren the Bible.
Cecil is survived by his wife, Mildred; one son, L.C. Achimon and
wife Donnita of Tom Bean; one daughter, Betty Chumbley and husband John
of Howe; 5 grandchildren.