George L. Akers Jr., 87, was a son of Carmen Church Akers and George Akers Sr. He married Marjorie Mae Gorman in November 1943. She survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Don J. (Susan) Akers of Champaign and James L. (Debbie) Akers of Newman; grandchildren, Mia Brack, Elizabeth (Steve) Grammer, Logan Akers and Glenn Akers and great-grandchildren, E'anna, Jada, Savannah, Sophia and Max.
He was preceded in death by a son, John M. Akers and a sister, Donna McGee.