May 10, 1993 Statesboro Bulloch County Georgia, USA
Charles Akins, co-owner Akins Hardware
Charles Lewell Akins, 67, died Monday in the Bulloch Memorial Hospital. The lifetime resident of Bulloch County was a veteran of World War II, a member and past president of the Stateboro Alumni Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity, past president of the Statesboro Jaycees, a member of the Statesboro Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia and was co-owner of the W.C. Akins & Son Hardware.
Survivors include one brother, Roy L. "Bucky" Akins, Statesboro; two nephews and one niece.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Brannen Purser and Dr. Hugh Davis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Cousins will serve as active pallbearers and the Statesboro Alumni Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity will serve as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be sent to the Housing Corp. of Eta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity at Georgia Southern University.