OBITUARY

Rev. Carlos E. Lakin

June 7, 1936June 11, 2021
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Rev. Carlos Eugene Lakin, age 85, went to be with the Lord Friday, June 11, 2021. He was born June 7, 1936 in Knoxville, TN. He was retired from the City of Knoxville, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Carlos formerly pastored at Stonewall Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, George and Estella Lakin; brothers, Calvin, Clyde, and Caleb “Butch” Lakin; sisters, Allene Lakin and Edna Yearwood. Survived by wife of 63 years, Betty; son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Amy Lakin; grandchildren, Beverly Lakin, Joshua Lakin (Richelle Gary), Daniel Lakin (Caitlin Biggs); great grandchildren, Oliver and Paisley Lakin; brother, Chester Lakin (Monnie); sisters-in-law, Judy Lakin and Aileen Lakin; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 pm Saturday at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 Adair Dr. The funeral service will follow with Rev. Steve Lakin officiating. The interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 1420 Dutch Valley Dr. Suite A, Knoxville, TN 37918 or Amedisys.com. Condolences may be offered at www.berrylynnhurst.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 19, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, June 19, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Procession to Greenwood Cemetery to follow

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JOANN WEAVER

June 14, 2021

Our condolences to the family. Reverend Lakin was a good man, the type this world needs more of. Fred & Jo Ann Weaver

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