Jackie Wayne Aikens

February 28, 1951 - December 23, 2020
Jackie Wayne Aikens

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Jackie Wayne Aikens 69, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.

Jackie was born in Wilmington, NC on February 28, 1951.

He is survived by two daughters, Melissa A. Hughes, Amy A. Horrell and her husband, Benjamin Horrell; grandson, Bryce Hughes; son-in-law Trevor Hughes; brother-in-law, J.R. Swinson; sister, Geraldine Creech Futrell; two brothers, Ronnie Aikens and wife, Becky, Jimmy Aikens and wife, Joanne.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jessie and Lena Lanier and wife, Linda Swinson Aikens.

Jackie was known for his interest in sports and in particular, his avid love for the UNC Tarheels.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Oleander Memorial Gardens. Officiating the service will be Reverend Gary Teachey. Pallbearers will be Tim Kuenstler, Allan Hughes, Trevor Hughes, J.R. Swinson, Benjamin Horrell, Robert Shepard and Honorary Pallbearer Albert Ganey.

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  • December 28, 2020
    Mary Warren lit a candle:
    Lit since December 28, 2020 at 12:37:48 PM

  • January 03, 2021
    Terry Moore says:
    Worked with Jackie years back at Dupont. Use to always looked forward talking to him. Loved sports especially the tar heels. Prayers for the family. Just found out. He will definitely be missed.