LtCol Edward A. Gus Akerson, USAF (Ret), of San Antonio died Tuesday October 16, 2007. Widower of Jeanette B. Akerson, he is survived by his son, William Akerson; his daughter Susan Akerson, both of San Antonio; one brother, William L. Akerson, of Denver, Colorado; his sister-in-law, Merle Stevens of San Antonio; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews. Gus proudly contributed 33 years to the service of his country in the U.S. Air Force. The family will receive friends Thursday, October 18, 2007 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 N. Loop 1604 East, San Antonio. SERVICE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2007 8:30 A.M. PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH CHAPEL Interment with Full Military Honors will follow in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th floor, New York, NY 10001. You are invited to sign the Guestbook at www.porterloring.com Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary North.
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Published in Express-News on Oct. 17, 2007