Memorial services for Jimmy Mitchell Akridge, 26 of Statesboro, will be held privately. He passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at his residence following a brief illness.
Mr. Jimmy Mitchell Akridge was born November 28, 1994 in Statesboro to Joe Akridge and Jammie Henry Boaen. He was born 26 years ago and welcomed into the world by his loving parents and many other family members. He was a huge part of a huge family. At the age of 8, he began gaining siblings. After all was said and done, he had three sisters, two brothers, and even a nephew. He was then “Bubba,” “Uncle Bubba,” and a great role model. He loved his family, and they loved him. Mr. Akridge was an Emanuel County Institute, an East Georgia State College, and a Georgia Southern University graduate. He obtained a master’s degree in accounting, along with an accountant position at Reddick, Riggs, Hunter, and Colston, P.C. He had many great accomplishments. He left behind his parents, stepparents, siblings, nephew, fiancé (Purdy), and pets. However, he was reunited with his lifelong best friend, his Daddy Deebie. He was greeted at the gates by his puppy, Flash; cousin, Courtney; Aunt Becky; and his nanny. Jimmy is at rest, watching over the ones he loved the most. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, M.D. Akridge, and his paternal grandmother, Ann Akridge.
Survivors include his father, Joe Akridge of Twin City; mother, Jammie Boaen of Statesboro; stepfather, Matt Boaen of Twin City; stepmother, Rachael Akridge of Metter; fiancé, Amber Wade of Statesboro; brothers, Matthew Boaen of Statesboro, Gavin Boaen of Statesboro, and Parker Harrill of Metter; sisters, Julianna Akridge and Rebecca Akridge, both of Metter; maternal grandmother, Judy Henry of Swainsboro; maternal grandfather, Jimmy Henry of Millen; nephew, Mitchell Purvis; and several cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro will be in charge of arrangements.