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William "Bill" Akers

August 19, 1927 February 2, 2018
William "Bill"  Akers
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Obituary for William "Bill" Akers

William “Bill” Akers, of Martinsville, VA, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. He was born on August 19, 1927 in Riner, VA to the late Charles Lee Akers and Lorreane Howard Akers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, June Grogan Akers; sisters, Edith Sledd and Eileene Patrick; and brothers, Charles Akers, Jr., Winston Akers, Frank Akers, and Ronald Akers, and grandson, Josh Akers.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Costillo Akers; sons, Charles “Randy” Akers of Martinsville, VA, William “Chip” Akers of Johnston City, TN, Joseph “Danny” Akers and wife Cindy of Maiden, MS, and Stephen “Jeff” Akers, of Colorado Springs, CO; step-daughters, Rhonda Jennings and husband James, Robin Vaughn and husband Roger, Ruby Jones and husband Freddie, and Rene LaPrade; sisters, Bobbie Morrissette of Chester, VA, Donna Roberts of Christiansburg, VA, Dale Zahn of Manteo, NC, and Sally Tolbert of Hopewell, VA; step-son, Ricky Hundley; five grandchildren; twelve step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services Martinsville, Chapel with Mark Parkinson officiating. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 also at Norris Funeral Services. The service will conclude at Roselawn Burial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 1834 Merrifield, VA 22116.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA will be serving the Akers family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

6

Feb

6:00 PM 2/6/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States

Funeral

Wednesday

7

Feb

2:00 PM 2/7/2018 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States
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