Boris Akilov

Obituary of Boris Jacob Akilov

Boris Jacob Akilov, age 61, a three year resident of Las Vegas died Friday, November 19, 2010. Boris was born December 28, 1948 in Samarkand, in the Former Soviet Union. He is the son of the late Jacob and the late Sarah (Zhebrak) Akilov.

Boris grew up in the Former Soviet Union, marrying his wife of 39 years, Valentina Ryzhkov in 1971. Boris and Valentina, along with their daughter, Emily, immigrated to the United States in 1988, settling in New York City. Boris was an accomplished musician, playing trombone, guitar and piano. He worked as an accountant.

Boris was a wonderful husband, father, brother and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Valentina; daughter and grandson Emily Akilov and Alexander Akilov of Las Vegas; brother Edward (Miriam) Akilov of New York City and sister Svetlana (Shlomo) Akilov of Holon Israel.

A funeral service will take place at Beth Gabriel Bukharian Congregation, 66-35 108th Street, NY, NY 11375 at 10AM on Tuesday, November 23, with burial following at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Glendale NY.