Richard Akers, Jr., 78, of Kent, met his sunset on Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
His sunrise was on July 3, 1934 in Chagrin Falls, where he grew up. Dick was a graduate of Ohio University where his obtained his B.A. in mechanical engineering. He was a very talented piano player, loved to play golf and enjoyed fishing contests with his son.
Dick will be missed by his children, Richard, and Linda (Mark) Rensel; grandchildren, Lisa Byrne, Mark LeFever, Tristan Akers, Justin Akers, Ryan Rensel and Kennedi Rensel; and close friend, Dora. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra Akers.
At the family's request, cremation has taken place. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Please visit www.hummelcares.com
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