Orval L. "Blackie" Akin, 77, of Mooresville, Ind., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove, Ind.
He worked on the assembly line at AM General for 22 years before retiring in 1991. He was in the U.S. Navy.
He was a member of the U.A.W. Local 555. He was also an avid fisherman and belonged to several local fishing clubs.
Survivors include her children, Dawn L. King, James L. Akin, Harold L. Bruce, Cindy S. Guffey, Jody D. Kay and Dodi M. Whitmer; her grandchildren, John T. King II, Dawn M. Zore and Heather M. and Amber R. Strandberg; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services are Friday at 2 p.m. in the Mooresville Senior Citizen Center. Visitation will be Friday at the Center from 1 p.m. until time of service. He will be cremated.
Memorial contribution may be made to Mooresville Senior Citizen Center, 4305 E. SR 144, Mooresville, IN 46158.