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William McKinley Akin, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1926
Death: Sep. 6, 2007

WILLIAM MCKINLEY AKIN, JR., 80, was retired after 44 years as a teacher in the old Louisville School System and the Jefferson County Public School System where he taught at Central High School and Ahren's Vocational School.

He was an Eagle Scout, director of the Victory Park Recreation Center, and a master electrician.

Mr. Akin was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Navy as an electrician's mate, third-class and one of the first African - American Navy electrical draftsman. He was honorably discharged in 1947.

He was survived by his wife, Hannah Akin; children, Wanda M. Akin Brown (Raymond), William M. Akin III (Joi), Wankeith M. Akin (Cynthia), Wayne M. Akin (Jeneticia), Yvonne Hyatt, Lucian Hyatt III (Kathy), Crystal McGuffey (Clifton) and Glenda J. Yascone; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
 
Burial:
Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central
Radcliff
Hardin County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Roger Gleitz
Record added: Sep 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21471398
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- Crow
 Added: Mar. 8, 2010

- Terry Akin
 Added: Sep. 11, 2007
Mr. Akin was retired after 44 years as a teacher in the old Louisville School System and the Jefferson County Public School System where he taught at Central High School and Ahren's Vocational School.
- Roger Gleitz
 Added: Sep. 10, 2007
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