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Richard A. Aykens
July 25, 2022
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Richard A. Aykens, age 84 of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2022. Known for his love of his hometown Brainerd, vintage cars needing a little TLC, a well-played golf match followed by a beer, a thick slice of bacon from Thielen’s and pets with unusual names, Richard will be missed by his wife Joan, Joan’s family - particularly Pat Rankin and his wife Mary, his children Pam (Tom) Kerber, Beth (Joe) Simms, Leah Sworm, Peter (Jenny) Aykens, his step-children Britta (Bob) Jicks, Pete (Jena) Peterson, and his many grandchildren.
A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on September 30 at 2:00 at Riverside Union Church, 3435 County Road 45, Brainerd.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.