Rev. Collin Sidney Akin, Jr., age 74, of Spring, TX, formerly of Texarkana, TX, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012 in Spring, TX.
Rev. Akin was born August 8, 1937 in Wamba, TX. He was a retired United Methodist Minister.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ida Davis Akin of Spring, TX; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Collin Jeffery and Karyn Akin of Texarkana, TX and Darryl Leroy Akin of Spring, TX; one brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Linda Akin of Red Lick, TX; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Dorothy and Don Harris, Susan Ward all of Red Lick, TX and Sylvia Gotcher of Hallsville, TX; two granddaughters, Chloe Temple of Spring, TX and Anastasia Grace of Madison, CT and numerous other family and friends.
Services will be at 4:00 P.M. Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Red Lick United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Red Lick Cemetery under the direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 5:30 to 7:00 P.M. Friday, March 2, 2012 at the funeral home.