Apr. 8, 1875 Plymouth Marshall County Indiana, USA
Apr. 11, 1963 Lafayette Tippecanoe County Indiana, USA
Veteran of Spanish-American War CO G 161 REGT IND INF SP AM WAR
Anderson Herald (Anderson, Indiana) April 12, 1963
Joseph T. Akers, 88, a former glass-blower of the Anderson area, died at 1:40 a.m. Thursday at the Lafayette Soldiers Home. A native of Plymouth, he had worked in Anderson, Middletown, Daleville, Jonesboro, and was well known in this vicinity. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.
Survivors include the widow, Grace Parsons Akers; two daughters, Mrs. Beatrix Taylor of Cadiz, and Mrs. Marietta Atwell of Anderson; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of the Soldiers Home in Lafayette.