Paul Akin

October 8, 1922 - April 26, 2006

Paul Akin, age 83, of Dallas, Texas passed away April 26, 2006, in Dallas. He was born October 8, 1922, in Blue Ridge, Texas to William Paul and Pearl Gertrude (Moulton) Akin. On February 16, 1944, he married Wanda L. Caldwell in Oak Cliff, Texas. Mr. Akin was a hotel manager. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the First Family Church in Garland, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Lou Akin of Dallas; daughters, Sherrie Ann Akridge of Rockwall, Texas, Judy Gale Williams and husband James of Sulphur Springs, Texas and Glenda Stuart and husband, Brad of Garland, Texas; 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; sister, Faye Wong of Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews. His parents, 1 brother and 2 sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 29, 2006, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Restland Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

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I have many fond memories of Mr. Akin. He always treated me as one of his own and set an example of genuine kindness and Christian ideals. He will surely see Jesus. Linda McDermitt, April 28, 2006