David Ray Akins

August 4, 1944 - February 19, 2014

David Ray Akins, age 69, of Paris, Texas, passed away February 19, 2014, in Paris, Texas. David was born August 4, 1944, in McKinney, Texas, to Cotton and Dennie (Fisher) Evans. He married Janice Warddean Bryant on April 3, 1964 in McKinney. David loved to have a good time and be with his family.

He is survived by his children, Robin Oleta Romero and husband, Memo of Roswell, New Mexico, Brian Akins of Monahans, Texas, Tammy Aulds and husband, Steve of Athens, Texas, and James Akins and wife, Tammy also of Monahans, Texas; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother, Tommy Akins and wife, Gita of Grays Prairie, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Warddean Akin.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Friday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen.