Larry Akers

Larry Akers

Larry H. Akers, age 78, of Pleasanton, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in Jourdanton.

He retired as a GS15 with the FAA as an electronic engineer. Following his retirement from civil service, Larry went to work for Pleasanton ISD driving a school bus. He ended his work life as a coordinator with the Evergreen Underground Water District in Pleasanton.

Larry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He loved gardening, lawn work, hunting, and traveling. Known as a very kind man who was there for anyone who needed his help. He was a one of a kind, great man who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Jewel Akers; son, Jimmy Don Akers, Sr. and wife Tina, and brother, Donald Akers and wife Penny. Larry is also survived by his grandchildren, Jimmy Jr., Brandi, Kaylynn, Heather; great grandchildren, Jaiden, and Joseph, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.T. and Johnnie Mae (Payne) Akers.

Visitation was held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 W. Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton, from 5 – 8 p.m., Sunday, September 25, 2016.  Funeral service were held in the chapel of Hurley Funeral Home, Pleasanton at 1 p.m. Monday, September 26, 2016.   Interment followed in Rutledge Cemetery in Poteet.

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