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Harold “Lindsay” Akins, age 63, passed away on July 12, 2019 at Centerpoint Hospital, from respiratory failure. A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Brooking Cemetery, Raytown, Missouri.
Harold was always an optimist no matter how bleak things were. He had a child’s enthusiasm. He would give anybody the shirt off his back if they needed it. He loved kids and had a soft heart even though he was tough as nails.
He was preceded in death by his mother Joy Faye Dunn Akins and his brother Mike Akins.
Survivors include his 2 sons David (Mallory) Akins and Kacey (Dallas) Akins, 5 grandchildren; Nataleigh, Hudson, Parker, Benjamin, and Pryor, his father Clarence Akins, 4 brothers; Pat Akins, Paul Akins, Spencer Akins, and Sid Akins, and sister Sharon Akins.
Sharon Akins Eiseman says
I love you Lindsay. You never failed to help me and my kids and would have fought to the death if Jared, Phillip or I eere ever in danger. You dropped everything to help us move from Los Angeles to Portland, OR. You helped me start my business, you took us fishing with David. When Phillip was in trouble, you jumped in and told me to get him a bus ticket and you sacrificed much 9help him. There is so much more I can say…in a sum, you were always about love and family, even in your deepest troubles. I will miss you. Sharon (sis)
Clarence Harold Akins says
Lindsay, it’s dad. I love you. I hope your family finds strength in how much I love you and how much you loved me.
Cindy Akins says
Lindsay, you followed me and the boys everywhere we went. You have been a fixture in my life since 1984. I can hardly believe that you are gone! It just doesnt seem real. Thank you for your sense of humor even at the end!! Thank you for your final call and final “I love you” just the other day. It was such a wonderful surprise! You were always such a fighter and had so many demons you wrestled with. You can rest now. I have no doubt that you will be with us on our journeys through life. Please watch over the grandhchildren and see that they they grow up safe and strong. I know there are things we would both do differently if we could. I love you and you will be missed!
Pastor Bob Kaps says
Lindsay, we have had many discussions. I have answered many questions about Christ and the Bible. But you are in Gods presence now, all your questions are answered now. See you later, my friend.
It was very nice, I liked the way he was dressed and everything went very pleasant