On the first Saturday in May 2022, James Robert Akins aka Bob, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at the age of 75.
Bob was born on August 24, 1946 in Louisville, KY to James and Rachael Akins. He married Charlene Miller and raised two children, Kelly and Scott.
Bob had a love of cars, coins, cookbooks, and ALL Animals… but Dogs and Cats primarily.
He is known for his selfless nature, his quick wit, and his infamous humor. His biggest passion was his family… Nothing else mattered as long as his family was happy. “If you like it, Then I love it!”, was a phrase you would hear him say.
Bob was preceded in death by his father James and mother Rachael as well as his brother Jim and sisters Kathy and Carolyn He is survived by his wife Charlene and two children, Kelly Akins-Allen (Kevin), Scott Akins (Bobbie), granddaughter Karlee Rhea Allen and two granddogs Zoey and Yola.
Funeral service will be held at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home West, 4400 Dixie Highway Louisville, Kentucky 40216, on Thursday May 12, 2022 at 6PM. Visitation will be held from 1PM until service time at the funeral home.
Donations to the Humane Society in Bob Akins honor would be the biggest gift. In his final days not only did he want to make sure his family was taken care of, he also wanted to take care of all the animals.
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