Farewell to Natomas Neighbor: Dylan Marshall Akins


Dylan Marshall Akins


Dylan Akins with his mother and stepfather after graduating from Inderkum High School in May 2013.

Dylan Akins a.k.a. Master Griller

Dylan Akins a.k.a. Master Griller

Dylan Akins took pride in his role as big brother.

Dylan Akins took pride in his role as big brother.

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Dylan Marshall Akins, 18, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013, in Williams. He was born on Dec. 14, 1994, in Woodland.

Dylan graduated from Inderkum High School in Sacramento this past May. He was going to play football and baseball at Yuba College in Marysville this coming year. He loved his Inderkum family and coaches. He enjoyed coaching the Hitmen travel baseball team and hanging out with his family and friends.

Dylan was a master of the grill and would make his own BBQ sauce. Dylan would always take over the grill when someone was grilling.

Dylan was a loving and caring person that had a positive impact on many family and friends. He was a beloved son and brother whose beautiful smile and warm memories will be forever in our hearts and minds.

Dylan is survived by his father Jason Akins and step-mother Stacy Akins; mother Stephanie Stoll and step-father Gary Stoll; sisters Haleigh Shadinger and Samantha Stoll and his brothers Kyle Shadinger, Mason Akins, Caleb Akins and Jacob Stoll; many family and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather James Kent Akins and his brother Andrew James Stoll.

Visitation is scheduled for 5 p.m., today, July 18, at Kraft Bros. Chapel, 175 Second St., Woodland. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 19, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 301 Walnut St., Woodland. Entombment will be at the St. Joseph’s Cemetery, 860 West St., Woodland.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Dylan’s honor to the Dylan Akins Scholarship Fund. Please contact Gary Stoll at [email protected] for information.


Inderkum football coach Terry Stark gives Dylan Akins and the Tigers a pep talk at Homecoming 2012.


Dylan Akins – #75 – leads his team onto the field in a game against neighborhood rival Natomas High School.


Dylan Akins shows his Tigers team spirit at an Inderkum football game his freshman year. He was later recruited to play ball by Coach Terry Stark.


Dylan Akins – #19 – on the pitcher’s mound earlier this year.

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