Arless Russell Akin

Arless Russell Akin

Birth
Green County, Kentucky, USA
Death 24 Apr 2014 (aged 90)
Taylor County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Masonic Garden
Memorial ID 128485296 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home Obituary:

Arless Russell Akin of Campbellsville, son of the late Robert Ellis Akin and Carrie Bale Akin, was born in Green County, Kentucky, May 11, 1923. He died at 5:56 A.M., Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Campbellsville. Age: 90
He professed faith in Christ and is a member of the Southside Christian Church.
He was a welder and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 183 in Lexington for some sixty years, a Taylor County Sheriff from 1974-1977 and a lifelong farmer and breeder of Hereford cattle and a member of the American Hereford Association.
He was on the first basketball team and the first baseball team at Taylor County High School. He was an avid amateur boxer and great all-around athlete.
He was a member of the Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F & AM.
He united in marriage to Jane Coleman Allender February 14, 1958. She preceded him in death February 24, 2003.
He is survived by two sons and two daughters: Robert Akin and wife, Jewell of Greensburg, Melissa Mallard and husband, Elliott of Ocala, Florida, Merry Beth Gold and husband, Brad of Greenville, North Carolina and Rocky Akin and wife, Lori of Campbellsville; ten grandchildren: Niki Akin and Andrew Akin of Greensburg, Matthew Mallard, Jared Mallard and Elliott Mallard, II of Ocala, Florida, Carrie Gold, Evan Gold and Mason Gold of Greenville, North Carolina, Rachael Dobson and Zachary Akin of Campbellsville; three great-grandchildren: Brianna Dobson, Kaine Mallard and Grayson Mallard; two nieces: Connie Clem and husband, Fred of Elizabethtown and Donna Smith and husband, Dr. Roger Smith of Columbia and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters: Geneva Moss September 10, 2012 and Virginia Caulk August 11, 2013.
______________________
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, April 25, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Thomas Gold
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens


Family Members

Parents
Spouse
Siblings

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: Lisa Gribbins Cox
  • Added: 24 Apr 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 128485296
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arless Russell Akin (11 May 1923–24 Apr 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 128485296, citing Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Lisa Gribbins Cox (contributor 46981020) .