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November 29, 2013

Billy Wayne Akemon, 67; Charlestown

— Funeral services for Billy Wayne Akemon, 67, Charlestown, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. He died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville.

He was born May 7, 1946 to Jim and Evelyn Grills Akemon in Harlan County, Ky. He was a retired service tech for Sears Company, a laborer in the construction industry, a member of the Local 795 Labors and Hod Carriers, and a member of the Faith World Church, Charlestown.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Braswell Akemon; sons, Scott Akemon and his wife, Jennifer, Rome, Ga., Jack Aaron and his wife, Teresa, Marysville, Jeff Aaron and his wife, Susan, Charlestown, and Brian Aaron and his wife, Jamie, Charlestown; brothers, James E. Akemon and his wife, Sharon, Charlestown,  and Mike Akemon and his wife, Darlene, Charlestown; sisters, Doris Bower and her husband, Ronnie, Charlestown, and Linda Carlisle and her husband, Calvin,  Charlestown; and grandchildren, Catie, Lauren, Josh, John, Jon, Hannah, Donnie, Connor, and Caleb.

 Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, and after 9 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Kentucky West Virginia Chapter – 1941 Bishop Ln. Suite 108, Louisville, KY 40218 or Faith World Church.

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