February 19, 2013
Razack Steve O. Akinola was born August 22, 1948, to the late Mr. Abdul Kadiri Akinola and Late Mrs. Julianah Omobola Akinola- nee Akintornowo of Ondo Kingdom, His Grandfather was Chief Lotomoba of Ondo Kingdom while his great aunt was Chief Sasere Lobun Sabainah Adepitan of Ondo Kingdom.
Razack attended Saint Anne’s Catholic primary School and Ondo grammar school, both in Ondo – Nigeria. After his high school education he worked at the Nigeria Ports Authority before travelling to the United States to further his education. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bowie State University.
He worked with Ginns Office Supply for 18 years as an accountant, Home Depot for nine years, and other establishments. He was married to Judy Akinola for over 30 years until he passed away. They were blessed with two children, Rena Brinson and Razack Akinola.
Razack is survived by wife –Judy Akinola; Children: Rena Brinson and Razack Akinola, - Grandchildren: Darnell A. Griffin and KeAnna Simpson, Brothers: Stanley Akinkuowo and Shola Akinkuowo. Sisters: Deaconess Olubunmi Olabanji, Fadeke Akinbowa, Mrs Adekuowo, Bankisu Akinboboye, Musili Akinola, Hairat Taylor, Titi Adedoyin, Nieces- Bimbo Olabanji, Joy Olabanji: Nephew- Dr. Olajompo Olabanji and scores of relatives and friends.
Above all he gave his life to Christ and was baptized in 1958. Razack Akinola’s favorite scripture was Psalms 23 and he loved to watch Jimmy Swaggart daily on TV. He truly loved God and he showed his love for God through service to his co-workers, customers, friends and family.
Razack Steve O. Akinola Home Going celebration will be February 23, 2013. Viewing begins at 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The Home Going service will be from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. The burial and repass will be from 2:30 to 5:00 pm at the New Covenant Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, 3805 Lawrence Street, Colmar Manor, MD 20722 (map/directions).
Viewing - New Covenant Church, Colmar Manor - 10:00 a.m.
Home Going Service - New Covenant Church, Colmar Manor - 11:30 a.m.
Burial & Repast - New Covenant Church, Colmar Manor - 2:30 p.m.