Joackim Abayo Rakuom
February, 1959 – April, 2021
It is with profound sadness and sorrow that we announce the death of Mr. Joackim Abayo Rakuom, that occurred on 30th April, 2021, while undergoing treatment at Kenyatta National Hospital. He formerly worked for the National Police and National Intelligence Service until his recent retirement.
Son of the late Philip Rakuom Opiyo and the late Gaudensia Muganda Rakuom of Nina Village, Ulafu Sub-location Siaya County. Loving husband of Mary Awino Abayo.
Adoring father of Dr. John Otieno, Janet Atieno and James Omondi.
Brother of Dr. Consolata Oketch and the late Teresia Adhiambo, the late Rosemary Apondi and the late Anastacia Awino. Brother-in-law of Dr. Timothy Oketch. Uncle of Maurine Atieno, Ruth Akinyi, Maryanne Atieno Joel Odhiambo, Mary Anyango, Everlyne Apondi and George Mugenya, among others.
A friend to many.
The cortege leaves Umash Funeral Home – Nairobi on Friday May 14th, 2021. Prayers and burial will take place at his home in Nina Village, Ulafu Sub-location Siaya County.
The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away, may the name of the Lord be praised. Job 1:21 b.
Fare thee well my friend