Henry Akin

Obituary of Henry Akin

H.C. Akin, age 88, of Pikeville, died,  June 4, 2018.  He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church. He was retired from the Army and was a combat veteran of the Korean War. He taught building trades at the Bledsoe/ Sequatchie Vocational School.

  He is preceded in death by his parents, H.R. and Kitty Akin; and 9 brothers and sisters.

 He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Helen Akin, Pikeville; daughter Tina (Barry) Dishman, Rock Island, TN; 4 sons, Michael (Linda) Akin, Crestview, FL, Kenny (Karen) Akin, Pikeville, Steve (Sherry) Akin, Crossville, and Don Akin, Crossville; grandchildren, Megan and Macy Dishman, Chris and Sylvia Akin, James Ritter, Amanda Akin, Candace Gifford, Celeste and Wesley Akin and Steve Herren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Marie Myers, Whitwell and several nieces and nephews.

  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. CDT in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Doyle Ashburn officiating. Burial will be in Pikeville Cemetery.  Online condolences can be made at reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville, TN. Visitation will be Wednesday 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. CDT.