Akers, Larry Isaac
Larry Isaac Akers, 76, born and raised in Christiansburg, VA, residing in Round Hill, VA, went home to be with his heavenly Father on January 9, 2022. Larry is preceded in death by his son, Kelly Wade Akers, brothers and sisters, Calvin, Alvin, Leona, Ruth, Kenneth and Eugene. He is also preceded in death by his beloved doggies, Harley and Sam.
Survived by his sister, Maybelline Holcomb and brother, Leon Akers. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Sharon Oliver Akers, daughters Angelique Lovern and Stephanie Dulaney (Jeff); his treasured grandchildren Cody (Lauren), Kyle, Chelsea and Holly Berry; Great-grandchildren Bennett and Bexley, and a host of family and friends.
Larry served his country in the U.S. Army (Vietnam era); he was a member of Company B – 2nd Battalion, 101st Airborne; He received a National Defense Service Medal for Sharpshooter, Rifle M-14 and Parachutist Badge. He trained in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
He loved his Virginia Tech Hokies, Boston Celtics, New York Yankees, Green Bay Packers and the trips taken on his Harley motorcycles.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11 a.m. in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to your local Animal Shelter or SPCA.