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In Memory of

Joseph H. Akers

March 24, 1928 - September 13, 2017

Obituary


Joseph H. Akers, 89, of Henrico, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 67 years, Rose Akers; children, Germaine Ellis (Donald), Marcia Wade (E.G.), Darlene Burton (James), Joseph Akers, Carolyn Akers and Jennie Meisner; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris Roskoski and Gail Akers; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family will receive friends Friday, September 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home-Reid Chapel, 412 S. Washington Hwy., Ashland, Va. 23005. A funeral...

Joseph H. Akers, 89, of Henrico, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 67 years, Rose Akers; children, Germaine Ellis (Donald), Marcia Wade (E.G.), Darlene Burton (James), Joseph Akers, Carolyn Akers and Jennie Meisner; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris Roskoski and Gail Akers; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family will receive friends Friday, September 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home-Reid Chapel, 412 S. Washington Hwy., Ashland, Va. 23005. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Rd., Mechanicsville, Va. 23111. Interment will follow in Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Mechanicsville.