Akers, Bill Leon

Bill Leon Akers, 66, of Parrott, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. He was a member of Belspring United Methodist Church and a retired supervisor with AKZO Nobel Coatings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Elverta Akers.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy H. Albert; childre, Angela (Dewayne) Schoonover of Troutville, Jerry (Susie) Akers of Roanoke, Paula (Tony) Kizer of Roanoke, and Joey (Hilary) Akers of Roanoke; a stepson, Larry (Nancy) Albert of Parrott; a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brothers James “Butch” (Sue) Aker, and Allen (Karen) Akers; sister Sharon (Mike) McGuire; special friends Wayne Johnson and Scottie Smith; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 12 noon today, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral services will begin at noon at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Rockford United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Blue Ridge Cancer Care, 2600 Research Center Dr., Suite A, Blacksburg, VA 24060.

The Akers family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com


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