Akers, George Anderson

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George Anderson Akers, age 83, of Christiansburg, Va. died, May 7, 2021 at Lewis Gale Medical Center, Salem, Va. with his family by his side. He was born in Montgomery Co., Va. on March 14, 1938 to the late Lucy and Freeman Akers.

He is preceded in death by sisters, Beulah Nester, Reba Meredith, Betty Lou Linkous, brothers, Curtis Akers, Alvin Akers, Balford “Rowdy” Akers, Melvin James Akers, Franklin Lee Akers.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joyce Graham Akers, daughter and son-in-law, Norma and Ray Willis, son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Chrystal Akers, grandchildren, Brittany Akers Martin and husband, Daniel, Brooke Akers Mast and husband, Jr., great-grandchild, Wyatt Anderson Akers, sister and brother-in-law, Beva and Henderson Woods, brothers and sisters-in-law, Beamer and Ellewese Akers, Raymond and Charlotte Akers, sisters-in-law, Edith Akers Conley, Nelva Akers, numerous nieces and nephews, special friends, Bob and Debbie Ashcraft.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor Jason Meredith and Rev. Kenneth Poston officiating. Interment will follow in the Akers Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 pm prior to the service at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.