Roger D. Akins, 79, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

He was a graduate of Drury College and had a 41-year career with State Farm Insurance Company.  He was a longstanding member of the Heart of the Ozarks Sertoma Club. Roger was an avid and passionate golfer. He was a man of faith who was a member of First Baptist Church of Springfield.

 He is survived by his wife, Linda Akins; son, Christopher Akins; daughter Courtney Ann Fannin (Karl); son, Curtis Gilmore (Leona); daughter, Michelle Wilson (Todd); sisters Susan Moberly (Wayne) and Nancy Brackett (Bob) and grandchildren Mackenzie Wilson, Chase Gilmore and Landon Wilson (Katie).

Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 23, also at the Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Hazelwood Cemetery.