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Ronald Andrew Akin, 84, Green County, KY (1933-2018)

He was the patriarch of a leading South Central Kentucky family. He was the son of the late Leonard T. Akin and Mary Gurdon Akin. He had made a profession of the Catholic faith. He was a rancher, a Kentucky Colonel, dealt in the oil business, had the largest tobacco base in Green County, the largest sale of feeder calves at Green County Stock Yards, and First in Nature Conservative. He was also a Veteran having served in the United States Army from March 1956 until February 1958 and then was transferred to the United States Army Reserve.
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Mr. Ronald Andrew Akin, 84, of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Richwood Nursing Center in La Grange, Oldham County, KY.

The funeral services for Mr. Ronald Andrew Akin will be conducted at 11amCT, , Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with entombment to follow in the Akin Cemetery with full Military Honors conducted by the Glasgow D.A.V. Visitation is requested from 4pm until 8pmCT, Thursday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Friday until time of the funeral service. Pallbearers: Glasgow D.A.V. Members.


Ronald Andrew Akin, 84, Green County, KY (1933-2018)

Mr. Ronald Andrew Akin of Greensburg, KY, son of the late Leonard T. Akin and Mary Gurdon Akin, was born on Sunday, December 3, 1933 in Galena, Floyd County, IN and departed this life on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Richwood Nursing Center in La Grange, Oldham County, KY, . He was 84 years, five months and 17 days of age.

He had made a profession of the Catholic faith. He was a rancher, a Kentucky Colonel, dealt in the oil business, had the largest tobacco base in Green County, the largest sale of feeder calves at Green County Stock Yards, and First in Nature Conservative. He was also a Veteran having served in the United States Army from March 1956 until February 1958 and then was transferred to the United States Army Reserve.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons and a daughter-in-law: Thomas and Georgia Akin of Columbia, KY; and Troy M. Akin of Greensburg, KY

  • A daughter: Karen Susanne Akin of Louisville, KY

  • Two sisters: Betty Smith and Lucy Keinsley both of Indiana

  • A brother: Dan Akin of Indiana

  • Three grandchildren

  • Four great-grandchildren

  • One great-great-grandchild

  • A host of other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Ronald Andrew Akin

Memorials are suggested to the Akin Cemetery, which can be made at the funeral home.

Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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Ronald Andrew Akin, 84, Green County, KY (1933-2018)



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