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Boyd "Butch" AKERS

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AKERS, Boyd "Butch" age 86, of Middletown, Ohio, died Sunday March 23, 2014 at Woodlands of Middletown. He was born in Beattyville, KY on March 2, 1928 to late Jess and Noralee (Toler) Akers. He attended Miamisburg High School. He attended Full Gospel Tabernacle teaching Sunday School (senior adults) for many years. He and Mary Lou sang specials blessing the hearts of the congregation for many years as well. He was employed with Prudential Life and retired in 1985. Boyd worked all his life in wood, building special furniture designed by himself and enjoyed by family as a labor of love. He enjoyed his flower garden and yard designs building Arbors and trellis for trailing vines. He loved his family and spending time with grand and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Akers, daughter, Joy Turner, and brother, Gene Akers. Boyd is survived by his son Daniel Boyd Akers; brother Jess (Shirley) Akers; 3 grandchildren Douglas Cornelious, Matthew, Kathy Hawkins; 3 great grandchildren Christopher, Gabriel, Nathan; and sister-in-law Margie (Paul) Wells, special cousins Don Miller, Geneva Powell, Gordon and Herbert Turner with who he enjoyed many fun trips with over the years. Funeral services are 1pm Thursday March 27, 2014 at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. 2nd St Franklin, OH with Rev. Bruce Moore officiating. Burial will be in Germantown Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11am to 1pm at the funeral home. Please visit www.anderson-fh.com to send an online condolence.

Published in Journal-News on Mar. 24, 2014
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