PIQUA - Joseph M. "Joe" Akins, 44, of Piqua, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at his residence.
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He was born Sept. 30, 1968, in Piqua.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Janet Galligan-Dent and Mark Dent of Logan; his grandmother, Dorothy Galligan of Piqua; a sister, Melinda Akins of Columbus; a nephew, Caleb Akins; two aunts, Connie Martin and Karen (Randy) Eisenzimmer of Piqua; and numerous cousins and extended family members. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joseph Galligan.
Joe attended Piqua Central High School and the Upper Valley JVS. He had previously worked at the former Medalist-Allen A Company.
Graveside services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Nov. 20, 2012