Mr. William Bill David Aker Sr.

October 10, 1934February 25, 2010

Mr. William “Bill” David Aker, Sr., 75, of 343 N.C., Highway 62 West, died Thursday, February 25, 2010, at Moses Cone Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Burnett’s Chapel UMC with the Rev.Charles Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Aker was born on October 10, 1934 in Welch, West Virginia to the late Brook Hicks and Ethel Mae Eanes Aker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Grover “Sandy” Aker. Mr. Aker was a member of Burnett’s Chapel UMC, a Veteran of the US Marine Corp., a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and was a driver for the Senior Resources Community Nutrition Center for Burnett's Chapel. He loved to ride horses and enjoyed entertaining others with rides in his wagon pulled by his mule Daisy.He is survived by his wife, Betty Aker, of the residence, a son William “Billy” Aker, Jr. of Carolina Beach, and two grandsons, Brandon David and Jonathan Saunders Aker of High Point.The family will receive friends from 1:30 until service time on Sunday at Burnett's Chapel.Memorial contributions may be made to Burnett’s Chapel UMC, 1201 Burnett’s Chapel Rd., Greensboro, NC 27406.


  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 28, 2010
  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 28, 2010

Mr. William Bill David Aker Sr.

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March 20, 2010

Betty, I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Lauren Kern

Betty D. Walker

March 10, 2010

I am so sorry to hear of David's death.


March 6, 2010

"Mr.Bill" thank you for the memories I shall forever hold dear to my heart. I love you.

Tim Bright

March 3, 2010

My heartfelt condolences for your loss.

March 2, 2010

Betty we were very sorry to hear of the death of your husband Bill. You and your family are in our prayers. Clara Botkin and Family of Staunton, VA

JohnW McCraw-CMSgtRet

February 28, 2010

To Marine Bill Aker's Family;
On behalf of we, His US Marine Surviving Brethen Extend our condolences to your loss of a Loved One and, Departure Of Our Brother in Arms.
As General Douglas Mc Arthur stated to to the US Congress,Old Soldiers Never Die,They Just Fade Away,But' We The Few,The Proud,Don't Fade Away For A US Marine is Transfered to Our Lords Marine Detachment Guarding Heavens Gates and Marine Aker has reported in and been posted watch duty at Heavens Gates.
Ms Betty and Billy Be Comforted and At Peace For Your Loved One Has ReJoined His Fraternaty Bros in Heaven.

Ann Phillips

February 28, 2010

Cowboy Bill - I can just see you giving the Lord a ride in the wagon and Daisy leading the way - Riding in the wagon was a very fond memory for me and Pete. You will truly be missed and we promise to take good care of Betty. Love and prayers - Pete and Ann Phillips

Gus & Mazie Quattro

February 27, 2010

Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your
family. We are sorry for your loss and
send our deepest condolences to all!

February 27, 2010

Bill will always be a special person to us he was a blessing to know .. god has called a good cowboy home...... thinking of each of you and sending love Ann and Lisa Reynolds and Glenn Peters

Jeff Hatchel

February 27, 2010

We are sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything, please do not hesitate to call.

Our deepest sympathies,
The Jeff Hatchel Family