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Finley Akin

July 28, 1931 ~ November 16, 2016 (age 85)
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Finley Akin, 85, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 12:28 P.M. at his home.

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, Jamsion 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

Funeral service – Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Junior Shirley officiating

Burial in Moore Cemetery

Visitation after 4:00 P.M. Saturday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home

Casket Bearers:  Chad Morrison, Wesley Branham, Riley Bryant, Bruce Akin, Coy Froedge, Daniel Froedge

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

 Service Information

November 19, 2016

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
November 20, 2016

11:00 AM
Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church
Weed-Keltner Road
Columbia, KY 42728

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