Wendell Akers

Wendell T. Akers passed away on January 2, 2011. He was born on October 26, 1926 in O’Donnell, Texas to Theodore Thaddeus Akers and Mittie Pelts Akers. He married June Elliott Akers on June 12, 1948 in Clovis, New Mexico. They moved to Buchanan Dam in 1987.

He is survived by his wife June Akers, his son Daryl Akers and wife Anita Akers, son Jake Akers, daughters Starla Peiper and husband Benny Peiper and Cindy Nagle and husband Mike Nagle, grandchildren Kim Akers, Stacie Willard and husband Jon Willard, Amanda Wright, and husband Clint Wright, Tyler Slocum, Tiffany Slocum, Kaylee Nagle, great grandchildren Ashlyn, Megan, Brooke, Tyler, Haley, Cody, Zachary, Casey, Makayla and Shyla and beloved dog and companion Maggy Su. He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Aurora Moss and Thaddeus Simpkins and two brothers, Cornelius Akers and Dwight Akers with one surviving brother Carlyle Akers of Zenia, Ohio. He was known to his family and close friends as Papa. He was self employed most of his life after serving time in the U.S. Navy. He will be missed but kept in the hearts of all who loved him.

Pallbearers will be Rick and Darren Richards, John Willard, Clint Wright, Mike Nagle and Johnny Reyna.

Visitation will be on Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at the Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Clements-Wilcox Chapel. Interment will follow at the Lakeland Hills Memorial Park.

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.


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Coleen Quinn

January 5, 2011

I was just a stranger when I met Wendell several years ago but he made me feel as if I had always known him. In many ways he was like the papa I never had. Any time I needed help, there he was. I will miss him so much.

January 5, 2011

Wendall was always full of stories. He always talked about family and grandkids he loved them all so very much...thank you Wendall for all the laughs..Tonja Nix

Vicky Bradley

January 5, 2011

Wendell Akers - he was the best of the best!