Robert Akey

Robert C. Akey

1950-2014 LEE Robert C. Akey, 63, of Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly of Lee, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Valley Hospital in Las Vegas. He was born in Pittsfield on May 28, 1950, the son of Josephine M. Puleri Akey and the late Elmer R. Akey. He was educated in the Lee Schools and was a 1970 graduate of Lee High School. He had worked for Dave's Auto in Lee until moving to Las Vegas in 1979, where he worked at various auto dealerships. Besides his mother, Josephine M. Akey of Lee, Robert leaves his brother, Paul J. Akey and Paul's wife, Debbie, of Pittsfield. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Robert Akey will be held Thursday, March 20 at 9:15 AM from the KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 3 Main Street, Lee, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Lee, with the Rev. John K. Sheaffer, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Wednesday, March 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. Friends wishing may make donations to the or the in care of the funeral home. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or share pictures or stories please visit our website at


Funeral Home

Kelly Funeral Home
3 Main St Lee, MA 01238
(413) 243-0204

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 18, 2014