Wayne Akemon, 65, died January 29 at his home on Big Branch.
A son of the late Carlo and Mandy Cornett Akemon, he was the widower of Wanda Akemon.
He was the stepfather of the late Glenna Halcomb, and a brother of the late Henry Akemon, Hillard Akemon, Frank Akemon, Delbert Akemon, Marie Price, and Celia Akemon.
Surviving are a son, Vadis Akemon of Big Branch; a daughter, Valerie Sturgill of Big Branch; three stepsons, Vickey Dean Halcomb and Gregory Halcomb, both of Flintfield, and Wayne Callihan of Irvine; a stepdaughter, Gloria Akemon of Big Branch; a brother, Shelby Akemon of Big Branch; a sister, Ruth Gibson of UZ; 14 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Akemon were held January 31 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Akemon family cemetery at Big Branch.