POTEAU — Dave Akins, 96, of Poteau died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born July 9, 1921, in Williams, Okla. He was an Army Air Corps veteran, a member of First Free Will Baptist Church and Gideons International, owner of Akins Supply and the widower of Oleta Akins.

Funeral was Tuesday at First Free Will Baptist Church in Poteau with burial at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home in Poteau.

He is survived by a daughter, Darla Humphries; a son, David Akins; and three grandchildren.