Joseph Wilse Akin

Born in Murray Co., TN on January 7, 1946

Departed on February 9, 2013 and resided in Birmingham, TN

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AKIN, Joseph Wilse, Birmingham, AL, died February 9 at age 67. He is survived by wife, Rev. Mary Anne Akin and brother, Bill Akin Carolyn of Memphis. He was a graduate of the University of Memphis B.A. and the University of Nebraska M.A.. He was a cinematographer with Mississippi Public Television. As an independent filmmaker for National Geographic, his science films won international awards. Funeral services will be held Thursday Feb. 14 at St. David's Episcopal Church, Nashville, TN 11am. HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME 9090 Hwy. 100 Nashville, TN 615-646-9292

3 Comments to Joseph Wilse Akin

  1. Gail & Michael Brown
    February 11, 2013 12:00 am

    Our prayers are with Mary Anne and Joe’s family. It was an honor to get to know Joe and his wonderful intelligence and winning personality. When you talked with him he made you feel as though you had been friends forever!

  2. Margo Ellison
    February 12, 2013 12:00 am

    So sorry for your loss, Mary Anne. We will be praying for you.

  3. Jim, Karen & Kristen Cate
    February 14, 2013 12:00 am

    Sorry for your loss.
    You are in our prayers.
    From the Cate Family of St. James the Less in Madison