Funeral arrangement scheduled for East Texas Trooper

EAST TEXAS (KYTX) - Texas Department of Public Safety lost a member of their family over the weekend. Senior CVE Trooper Rex Akin died Saturday at his home in Kaufman from an apparent heart attack.

Senior Trooper Akin, 67-year-old was employed with the department for 37 years, 11 months, 5 days. He also has a son who also works for DPS in Wood County.

DPS Sgt. Wade Kimble tells KYTX CBS 19 that the funeral arrangements for Akin is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Kaufman.


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