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“I just learned today of Bob's passing. Many memories of working with him came flooding back as he was always one of my favorite co-workers at OHD...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Wilma Howard - Duluth, GA

“Please accept my deepest sympathy and sincere condolences. May the tears you shed ease the hurt and pain in your hearts and may all those precious...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Daniel Thomas Jr - Conyers, GA

“My deepest sympathy to the Akin family. May you find strength in God at this difficult time. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. Akin hired me on at Overhead Door Co. in Atlanta both times I worked there, he was a good man, so sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Billy and Diane Tidwell - GA

“May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Wilson

“To his loving family. My deepest condolence. May our god of love bring you great comfort and peace. Mathew 5:4 ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“May the family find peace and comfort through the loving support by family members as well as close friends.--AH ”
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“My sincere condolences. May the God of all comfort strengthen you all during this difficult time. Rom 15:4JD ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Offering our deepest condolences to the family and friends in your hour of grief. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Charles A

“I know your in heaven Bob, but I am going to miss your hugs Sunday morning in Church! Love you brother ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Donna Hyder - Bethlehem, GA

“To the family of Robert M. Akin, I am sorry to hear the news about your loss. May the God spoken of in Isaiah 61:1,2 who "binds up the...Read More »
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Mr. Robert M. "Bob" Akin, age 88, of Winder, and Jefferson, Georgia passed away June 12, 2017. A native of Norman, Oklahoma, Mr. "Bob" was preceded by his wife of fifty-nine years, Kathryn Sue Akin and son, Robert E. Akin. Mr. Akin served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired as General Manager of The Overhead Door Company of Atlanta and had attended The Whistleville Christian Church. A graduate of Norman High School, he married his high school sweetheart, Kathryn Sue Kimmons. The couple moved to metro Atlanta in 1956 and spent his career with Overhead Door of Atlanta. They spent many years moving between Georgia and Oklahoma where they owned and operated The Flying A, before relocating to Winder in 2003
The Family will receive friends Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6:00 P. M. until 8:00 P. M. at Carter Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 11:00 A. M. from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home with Linwood Smith, Dr. Garey Huff, Sr. and Norma Jean Birt officiating. Interment services will be private. Surviving are Son and Daughter-in-law, Alan and LeAnne Akin of Winder, Daughter-in-law, Toni Akin of Lawrenceville, Best Friend and Caregiver, Norma Jean Birt of Jefferson, Grandchildren, Katie Akin and Chris Akin, Great Grandchildren, Will and Bobbi, Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law, Bill and Betty Kimmons of Cartersville, Georgia, Lorene and Eddie Cook of Norman, Oklahoma, and several Nieces and Nephews. Flowers are welcomed or memorials may be made to the Barrow County Historical Society, P. O. Box 277, Winder, Georgia. 30680, or to a charity of your choice.

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