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David Lynn Akin, 77, Columbia, KY (1943-2020)

David Lynn Akin of Columbia passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 77 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Monday, January 4, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Jimmie D. Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Monday.

All attendees to the visitation and/or funeral are required to wear a facial covering and follow the Healthy At Work guidelines.

He was born April 15, 1943, in Glens Fork, Kentucky, to the late Oris Guy and Dorothy Mae Stotts Akin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister, Oris Jr., Larry & Ricky Akin, Enola Grant.

David was a member and Deacon of Bethany Baptist Church and owner/operator of D&P Trucking.

Survivors include:
  • His wife of 56 years - Pauline Feese Akin of Columbia
  • Four children - Jimmy Akin (Lynette) of Canton, Ohio, Beverly Akin Redmon Long (David) of Smiths Grove, Charlene Akin Pike (Jeff) of Columbia, Stacy Akin (Heather) of Columbia
  • 12 grandchildren - Kayla Akin Garrett (Dylan), Kade Akin, Austin Allbritain, Elena Sybert all of Canton, Ohio, Rebecca Redmon (Cody McGowan) of Columbia, Emily McDowell (Brandon) of Danville, Virginia, Michael Redmon, Evan Pike, Kami Pike, Gracelynn Akin, Kinzlee Akin & Kylieanne Akin all of Columbia.
  • One great-grandchild - Kolson Garrett of Canton, Ohio
  • One sister - Cathy Grant of Adolphus, KY
  • One brother - Glen Akin (Ramona) of Fairplay
  • Several other relatives and friends
Casket Bearers: Michael Redmon, Evan Pike, Kade Akin, Brandon McDowell, Dylan Garrett, Cody McGowan, Josh Brockman, Jon Brockman

Honorary: Dean Froedge, William Feese, Kenny Janes, Kenneth Bryant, Ricky Thompson, Mark Hatcher, C.J. Holt

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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David Lynn Akin, 77, Columbia, KY (1943-2020)

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