James E. Lakin

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

James E. Lakin, 76, Roachdale, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle.

Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Raymond and Lillian Bunch Lakin.

He retired in 1985 after 37 years as a supervisor and shift foreman at Anchor Glass in Indianapolis.

Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Hopper, Indianapolis; four sons, Alan Lakin of Florida, Terry, Michael, and Timothy Lakin, all of Indianapolis; three sisters, Ruth Booer, Spencer, Florence Helm, Carmel, and Mabel Dillon, Amo.

He was preceded in death by two, sons Doug and James Lakin Jr.; four sisters, Zenal Darling, Ester Kraft, Imogene Bell and Dora Marie Peepers; and one brother, Elmer Lakin.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Russellville Cemetery with Pastor Dave Clayton officiating.

Visitation is noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale.

Online condolences may be sent to serviesmorgan@tds.net