H.C. Akin, 88, of Pikeville, Tennessee 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 Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, H.R. and Kitty Akin; and nine brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Helen Akin of Pikeville; daughter, Tina (Barry) Dishman of Rock Island; four sons, Michael (Linda) Akin of Crestview, Florida, Kenny (Karen) Akin of Pikeville, Steve (Sherry) Akin of Crossville, and Don Akin of Crossville; grandchildren, Megan and Macy Dishman, Chris and Sylvia Akin, James Ritter, Amanda Akin, Candace
Gifford, Celeste and Wesley Akin; four great-grandchildren; sister Marie Myers of Whitwell; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 6, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Doyle Ashburn officiating. Burial was in Pikeville Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.