Paul “Don” Donald Askew

December 17, 1935 - March 2, 2020

Paul “Don” Donald Askew, 84, a resident of Fort Myers, FL for the past 30 years, formerly of Akron, OH, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 in Fort Myers. He was born December 17, 1935 in Akron, OH to John and Minnie Askew, now deceased.

Don was of the Baptist faith and was a well respected Police Officer in Akron, OH. He enjoyed life and loved his wife, Birdi.

He is survived by three loving children, Johnny Hickman (Denise) of Myrtle Beach, SC, Bart Askew of Akron, OH, and Ty Askew, also of Akron, OH; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Don was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Alberta Askew on January 7, 2020; as well as two brothers, Bob and John Dale Askew.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Paul “Don” Donald Askew are suggested to Gulf Coast Humane Society, 2010 Arcadia St., Fort Myers, FL 33916.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Johnny Hickman Mar 4, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    I miss you already.
    You were a great father to me.
    Thank you for loving me and my mother. Your son Johnny

  2. Robert and Ann Francis Mar 5, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to Mr. and Mrs. John Hickman and the entire family on Paul’s passing. Paul and his wife Birdie were our neighbor for twenty years and we were very close friends. They will be missed very much.

  3. Tom and Cindi Kynnersley Mar 6, 2020 at 3:33 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to the family. We’ll miss him. Tom and Cindi

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