OBITUARY

Richard Charles Akers, Jr.

April 28, 1970November 21, 2018
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Richard Charles Akers Jr., 47, of Springfield, passed away on November 21, 2018 at his residence. He was born on April 28, 1970 in Springfield to Richard Charles and Sharon Marsh Akers Sr. Richard married Deanna Shehorn on March 23, 2017 and she survives. Mr. Akers is also survived by two step-children: Destiny and Dawson Combs and one half-sister Kathy. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Beth Akers. Richard worked as a security specialist at Memorial Medical Center and was currently employed as a parts manager for O’Reilly Auto Parts on Stanford Avenue. He enjoyed drag racing cars and he was a Green Bay Packers and University of Michigan football and basketball fan. A memorial service will be held at 11:30am on Monday December 3, 2018 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street, with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 10:30am until the time of service Monday at Bisch and Son. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.

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Services

  • Memorial Visitation Monday, December 3, 2018
  • Memorial Service Monday, December 3, 2018
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Richard Charles Akers, Jr.

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Sharon Goodwin

November 29, 2018

Loved you buddy. You will be missed. Momma G 💕

Brenda Olson

November 28, 2018

Kathy, Deanna, Desi, Dawson and Ray. We are deeply saddened by the loss of such an awesome guy. We shared a lot of sports with each other. Your beloved Green Bay Packers and Michigan Wolverines and of course NASCAR. You were an awesome neighbor and friend. Words are not enough to express our condolences. Soar high and free with your new wings. Watch over us. Tears in Heaven.

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Biography

Richard Charles Akers Jr., 47, of Springfield, passed away on November 21, 2018 at his residence. He was born on April 28, 1970 in Springfield to Richard Charles and Sharon Marsh Akers Sr. Richard married Deanna Shehorn on March 23, 2017 and she survives.
Mr. Akers is also survived by two step-children: Destiny and Dawson Combs and one half-sister Kathy. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Beth Akers.
Richard worked as a security specialist at Memorial Medical Center and was currently employed as a parts manager for O’Reilly Auto Parts on Stanford Avenue. He enjoyed drag racing cars and he was a Green Bay Packers and University of Michigan football and basketball fan.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30am on Monday December 3, 2018 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street, with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 10:30am until the time of service Monday at Bisch and Son. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.