LTC Jim B Aikman was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/13/2013 at the age of 83.0
Russellville, AR
Date of Birth 02/11/1930
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN search Aug 2013

More detail on this person: Jim Aikman, 83, of Russellville died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Mitchell Nursing Home in Danville.

He was born Feb. 11, 1930, at Bluffton to William Forrest and Anna Bogle Aikman. He was a real estate agent and was past president of the Russellville Board of Realtors. He was a United States Army LTC veteran of Korea and Vietnam, a member of the Military Officers Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Kiwanis, was a Mason and a member of Central Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Crutchfield Aikman.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim B. Jr. and Audrey Aikman and John C. and Amy Aikman, all of Russellville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Jane and Clyde Tipton of Barnesville, Ohio, and Jill Aikman Bayless of Hallsville, Texas; two brothers, Loy Aikman of White Hall and Larry Aikman of Bluffton; a sister, Virginia McCartney of Little Rock; and seven grandchildren, Nelson Tipton of Barnsville, Susan Tipton of Mountain Center, Calif., Bryan Tipton of Richmond, Ind., Rebecca Bayless and Forrest Bayless of New Orleans, La., Natalie Aikman and David Aikman of Russellville.

The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Central Presbyterian Church, officiated by the Rev. Brian Brock. Burial with military honors by V.F.W. Boyce-Woods Post No. 3141, will be in Briggs Memorial Park in Briggsville, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Fourch Valley Cultural Preservation and Restoration Society, 2067 S and G Circle, Harvey, AR 72841 or Central Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 400 West Main Street, Russellville, AR 72801.

The online obituary and guest book are available at

Read more: The Courier - Your Messenger for the River Valley - Obituary Jim Aikman

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