Funeral services for James Robert Akins, age 76, of Crossville, will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Bilbrey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Akins Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Survivors include his wife: Lillie Akins; children: Tony Akins (Deanie), Tracy Akins (Ronda), and Aleshia Scarbrough (Kurt); grandchildren: Gaylon Akins, Colten Akins, Brayden Akins, Kellen Akins, Wyatt Akins, Gavin Scarbrough, and Drew Scarbrough; brothers: Thomas Akins and Charles Akins; and sisters: Nancy Dodgins, Kitty Hale, and Gweldia Gannon. Obituary by Bilbrey Funeral Home in Crossville.