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Buddy Lebron Akins

May 15, 1934 ~ September 7, 2018 (age 84)

Buddy Lebron Akins, 84, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, September 7, 2018. He has been a resident of the Chattanooga area for 73 years and was of the Baptist faith. Buddy was a Mason and a Shriner. He enjoyed woodworking, making knife handles, golfing, and fishing. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charlie Glenn; son, Steve Akins; daughter, Angela Akins; great-grandchildren, Hope and Patience.

Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years Wilma Akins; brother, Bob Robert Glenn; sister, Faye (Rob) Ives of Chattanooga; sons, Gary (Aimee) Akins and Curtis Akins of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Erica (Cory) Hall of Chattanooga; and great-grandchildren, Cruz and Finn Hall.

Funeral services will be 12 Noon Monday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Billy Lowery officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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The family will receive friends 4-8 PM Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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