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Finley Akin, 85, Columbia, KY (1931-2016)

He was a member of Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, a former businessman, owning Akin's Aluminum & Carpet in Edmonton for years, a farmer and a building contractor. He served his country in U.S. Air Force from 1949-1952.

Finley Akin, 85, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 12:28pmCT at his home.

Visitation will be after 4pmCT on Saturday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville St., Columbia, KY. The funeral service will be Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 11amCT at Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 124 Weed-Keltner Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Junior Shirley officiating. Burial will be in Moore Cemetery.

He was born July 28, 1931, to the late Robert and Alta Price Akin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Rochelle Akin, a granddaughter, Sara Akin Morrison, three great-grandchildren, Kayson and Lathan Morrison, Austin Bryant, two brothers, Bobby and Dickey Akin and two sisters, Audrey Calhoun and Genois Collins.

He was a member of Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, a former businessman, owning Akin's Aluminum & Carpet in Edmonton for years, a farmer and a building contractor. He served his country in U.S. Air Force from 1949-1952.

Survivors include:
  • His wife - Reba Moore Akin of Columbia
  • One daughter - Sharon Morrison and her husband, Rocky, of Columbia
  • One grandson - Chad Morrison and his wife, Angie, of Columbia
  • One granddaughter - Robin Branham and her husband, Wesley, of Columbia
  • Five great-grandchildren - Riley Bryant, Jamison Ford, Katelyn & Emilee Morrison, Jessica Nuszbaum
  • One brother - Dean Akin and his wife, Jane, of Versailles
  • Four sisters - Flossie Price and her husband, Houston, Charlene Sexton and Margie Williams all of Columbia, Sheila McQueary and her husband, Steve, of Louisville
  • A host of niece, nephews, other relatives and friends
Casket Bearers: Chad Morrison, Wesley Branham, Riley Bryant, Bruce Akin, Coy Froedge, Daniel Froedge

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at grissommartin.com.


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Finley Akin, 85, Columbia, KY (1931-2016)



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