|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1930|
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 2006|
Statesboro - Mr. Roy L. "Bucky" Akins, Sr., 75, died Monday at Heritage Inn Nursing Home. The Bulloch County native was a graduate of Statesboro High School and the University of Georgia and was an avid Georgia Bulldog Fan. He was the retired owner of the W. C. Akins & Son Hardware Store.
Mr. Akins was a member of the Statesboro Bulldog Club and a member and past president of the Statesboro Sigma Chi Alumni Association. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Army. He was a former president of the Statesboro Jaycees and was of the Primitive Baptist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Anne Jones Akins of Statesboro; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roy and Kay Kay Akins of Statesboro, and Dr. Tom and Gina Akins of Wrightsville, Ga.; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lois and Jack Newsome of Washington, Ga. and five grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home. Burial will be in Eastside Cemetery. Hodges-Moore Funeral Home, Statesboro
Savannah Morning News, July 26, 2006
Copyright (c) 2006 Savannah Morning News
Emit Lewell Akins (1900 - 1979)
Mary Ruth Allen Akins (1899 - 1990)
Barbara Anne Jones Akins (1933 - 2013)*
Charles Lewell Akins (1925 - 1993)*
Roy L Akins (1930 - 2006)
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