James Morris “Jimmy” Akin, of Red Hill Community, passed away Sunday morning., May 22, 2021, at the Piedmont Athens Medical Center in Athens GA.

He was the son of Joe C. and Martha Jane Andrews Akin. He was the father of the late Mark Akin and infant James Akin; and brother of the late Merrill Akin, Mildred Russell Vassar, and Polly Ryals White.  He was a poultry and cattle farmer and member of Allens United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife Deborah Ann Garland Akin; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Nell Akin, Red Hill, and Gene and Wanda McCurley; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 4pm at the Allens United Methodist Cemetery with Rev Paul Garner.

The body is a the Ginn Funeral Home. The family is at the home. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the NEGA Animal Shelter, 870 Bear Creek Road, Lavonia, GA, 30553.   Condolences may be left for the family at ginnfuneralhome.com.