Larry Wayne Akers, 76, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at Salem VA Medical Center. He was born on July 5, 1946, in Fries, VA to the late Theodore Roosevelt Akers and Ethel Quesenberry Bryant. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, James Akers, Donna Nelson, Willow Dean Pack, Lucille Hall, Elva Coe, Lonnie Akers, and Everett Akers.
Mr. Akers served in the United States Air Force and was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-one years, Linda Akers of the home; daughter, Arlinda Jones of Boones Mill, VA, son, Chad Akers (Deborah) of Snow Creek, VA; sister, Mildred Swinney of Axton, VA; brothers, Roy Akers of California and Allen Bryant of Bassett, VA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Samuel Jones, Chelsea Fitzgerald, Skylar Akers, and Landon Akers; and one great-grandson, Wiley Fitzgerald.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 9, 2022, at Norris Funeral Services. Memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. October 9, 2022, at Norris Funeral Services with Pastor Phillip Wood officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Snow Creek Rescue Squad, 7049 Snow Creek Rd, Penhook, VA 24137.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Akers family. Online condolences may be made at norrisfuneral.com.