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Mr. Robert Akin, 91, Green County, KY (1925-2016)


He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. He was a farmer. He was a member of a large, highly regarded family. He was the son of the late Wesley Woodford Akin and Grace Eleanor Henderson Akin, and the widower of Claris Ethel Henderson Akin. He leaves 12 direct living descendants.

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Mr. Robert Akin departed this life Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital, Greensburg, KY.

The funeral services will be at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY, at 12pmNoonCT, Monday, May 16, 2016, with Rev. Blake Jessie the officiating clergy. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Sunday, May 15, 2016, and after 7amCT, Monday, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, 525 Temperance Road, Greensburg, KY.


Pallbearers: Bryan Akin, Adam Dennis, Johnny Henderson, Jason Beard, Nick Paxton, and Andy Estes.

Honorary Pallbearers: Jerry Estes, Jamie Russell, Karen Paxton, Ann Beard, Doris Henderson, Jennie Rucker, Vernon Henderson, James Henderson, Connie Russell, Wendy Akin, Jan Landis, Sarah Judd, Robbyn Jewell, Cortney DeAnn Isaacs, and Kelly Russel Isaacs.

Mr. Robert Akin, 91, Green County, KY (1925-2016)

Mr. Robert Akin was born March 17, 1925 in Green County, KY. He was the son of the late Wesley Woodford Akin and Grace Eleanor Henderson Akin. He departed this life Friday, May 13, 2016 in Greensburg, Green County, KY, having attained the age of 91, one month and 26 days.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. He was a farmer.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Claris Ethel Henderson Akin; one son and one daughter, Phillip Darrell Akin and Wanda Akin Estes; two brothers and one sister, Wesley Akin, Jr., Leonard Thomas Akin and Lillie Mae Akin.

He is survived by:
  • Three grandchildren: Mashonda Russell and Bryan Daryle Akin of Campbellsville, KY; and Nikki Lee Dennis of Louisville, KY

  • Eight great grandchildren: Noah Alexander Akin, Lily Alexis Akin, Hunter Daryle Akin, Lizbeth Parker Dennis, Lia Reagan Dennis, Shandi Russell, Chase Brockman and Chance Brockman

  • One great-great grandchild: Nevaeh Grace Brockman

  • One brother: Theodore Archie Akin of Greensburg, KY

  • One sister: Roxie Milerdine Paxton of Greensburg, KY
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The family has requested that donations be made to Gideons International for Bibles. These can be made at the funeral home.

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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