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Harvey Watson Akins
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1919
Raeford
Hoke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 2012
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

--4th of 9 children of Van James Akins and wife Alice B. McCracken. His family lived in Raeford, NC in 1920 and 1930, in Pinehurst, NC in 1940.
--World War II Veteran; U.S. Navy.
--Occupation: Truck Driver for 20 years. He was later employed at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens for 10 years.
--Harvey married Louise Mangum. They were married 64 years. They had 2 daughters: Marie and Linda Akins. 3 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren.
--member of Northside Baptist Church.
--he was an avid hunter and fisherman.

(information from U.S. Cemetery & Funeral Home Collection obituary) 
 
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 Parents:
  Van James Akins (1879 - 1934)
  Alice Bernice McCracken Akins (1892 - 1971)
 
 Siblings:
  Viola Elizabeth Akins Kelley (1911 - 1966)*
  Mary E Akins McCord (1916 - 2004)*
  Harvey Watson Akins (1919 - 2012)
  Van James Akins (1922 - 2014)*
  Rebecca Alice Akins Barker (1924 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gethsemane Memorial Gardens
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Susan I. Grills
Record added: Jul 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114365791
Harvey Watson Akins
Added by: Susan I. Grills
 
Harvey Watson Akins
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- Susan I. Grills
 Added: Jul. 25, 2013
 
 
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