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Funeral arrangement scheduled for East Texas Trooper

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Allen Ray “Rex” Akin, Senior Trooper, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Highway Patrol Division, Region 1, Terrell, Texas Allen Ray “Rex” Akin, Senior Trooper, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Highway Patrol Division, Region 1, Terrell, Texas

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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