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Hugh (Ricky) Akin, Adair Co., KY native (1950-2015)

He was a native of Chance, KY, and a resident of Russell Springs, KY, at the time of his death in Somerset, KY. He was a member of a large, highly regarded family. He was the son of the late Oris Guy and Dortha Mae Stotts Akin. His wife, Sandra Bridgwater Akin, survives. He leaves five direct, and three step living descendants. He was a member of Calvary Temple, Garlin, KY. For many years he was owner of Akin Concrete Construction Company.
Click on headline for complete obituary. Hugh "Ricky" Akin, 65 years of Russell Springs, KY passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 5:52 pm at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY after several months illness.

Funeral service will be Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Homer Stephens and Bro. Troy McWhorter officiating. Interment will be in the Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. The family request visiting after 3:30pmCT on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Hugh (Ricky) Akin, Adair Co., KY native (1950-2015)

He was born in Chance, Adair County, KY on March 6, 1950 the son of the late Oris Guy and Dortha Mae Stotts Akin of Adair County, KY. He died Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 65 years, one month, and three days.

Mr. Akin was preceded in death by his parents and by one sister Enola Grant in 2014 and by one infant brother, Oris Guy Akin Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Bridgwater Akin of Russell Springs, KY.
  • One son: Tim Akin and wife, Lori of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Kimberly Mitchum and husband Tony of Glensfork, KY

  • One step daughter: Amy Kerr and husband Robert of Russell Springs, KY

  • Two step sons: Chuck Smith of Jeffersonville, Indiana; and Joe Smith and wife Beverly of Danville, KY

  • Three brothers: Glendale Akin of Fairplay, KY; David Akin of Columbia, KY; and Larry Akin of Des Moines, Iowa

  • One sister: Cathy Grant of Scottsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren; Parker Akin, Monica McElyea, Holli Mitchum

  • Five step grandchildren: Sarah Crisham, Laura Popplewell, Stefan Smith, Brayden Smith, Braxton Smith

  • Three great grandchildren
Ricky was the owner of Akin Concrete Construction for several years and a member of the Calvary Temple.

Send a condolence to the family of Hugh (Ricky) Akins

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.

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