Billy Joe Akers

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  • "My Wife and I were so sorry to hear of Billy's passing. ..."
    - David and Marilyn MacConaugha
  • "I've known Billy most of my life, since the mid-late 70's. ..."
    - Milissa French
  • "With Deepest Sympathy to this family and his wife Bonnie ..."
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    - Bro. Mike Williams
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    - jeanie
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Billy Joe Akers, 55, of Elizabethtown, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at his residence.

He was self-employed with Akers A-1 Aluminum and enjoyed woodworking, gardening, fishing, golfing and restoring cars.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester Carl Akers and Maymie Melson Akers; and a brother, James Carl Akers.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Wiseman Akers; a stepson, Chad (Leean) Pike of Bardstown; three sisters, Betty Walters and Frances (Jerry) Miller, all of Elizabethtown, and Elsie (Frank) Misiak of Raeford, North Carolina; two brothers, Bobby (Sharon Ward) Akers of Hodgenville and Kenneth (Elizabeth) Akers of Mount Sherman; and two granddaughters, Chloe and Makenzie Judd.

A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with the Rev. Richard Binkley officiating. Burial follows in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hosparus of Central Kentucky, P.O. Box 2149, Elizabethtown, KY 42702-9900.
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Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 West Water Street
Hodgenville, KY 42748
(270) 358-4151
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Published in The News-Enterprise on May 28, 2014