Wallace A. Akins, 76, of Petal, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Hattiesburg Health and Rehab. There will be a private military service held at Smith Cemetery in Franklinton, LA.
Mr. Akins served in the U.S. Navy. He was a master plumber and a member of Crestview Baptist Church and he never met a stranger.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela Akins; three sons, Raymond (Beverly) Akins, John Akins and Dwayne Cooley; two daughters, Lissa (Mark) Thiele and Kristin (Brian) Pausky; one brother, Guy (Charlene) Akins; one sister, Theda Pebworth; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.