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Hayward Kim Akers
Birth: Mar. 14, 1957
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 2002
Marlow Heights
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA

Named Hayward after his paternal grandfather, and Kim after a young Asian Ophthalmologist who saved the eyesight of his oldest sister. Affectionately known as "Wood", he was the 8th child of 10 children.

Hayward was born and raised in Washington, DC. In 1976, he graduated from Cardoza High School and later attended the Lincoln Technical Institute, earning a certificate in heat and air conditioning. His work experience included asbestos removal at various sites in the Washington Metropolitan area, heat & air conditioning services at the Pentagon, firework salesman, and owner/operator of a used car business.

Hayward enriched the lives of his family, friends, co-workers, and others by his caring personality and loving concern. He loved his family more than anything - for him family didn't included just blood relatives but also many friends and their children and his children's friends as well. He was an outgoing, one of a kind people person who enjoyed camping, fishing, ice skating, swimming, skiing, bowling and horseback riding. He also loved to play practical jokes on loved ones.

Hayward was murdered during a robbery at his used car business in Marlow Heights, MD; he was 45 years old.

Services held on July 10, 2002 at Brown Memorial AME Church in Washington, DC.

Children: Kim Akers, Hayward McCalip, and John Harris
Siblings: Lawrence Michael Branch, William (Pete), Gail, Cathy, Alan (Ron), Gregory, Toni, Jeffery, and Martha Akers
Paternal Grandparents:Hayward and Cassie Gaskins
Maternal Grandparents: Lawrence and Martha Johnson

On September 21, 2017, another link in the family chain entered eternal rest, his sister Gail's Partner in life, Thomas Anthony Vaughn.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Akers (1926 - 2003)
  Frances Viola Johnson Akers (1924 - 1979)
 
 Siblings:
  Lawrence Michael Branch (1947 - 1985)*
  Cathy Ann Akers (1951 - 2014)*
  Gregory Ortez Akers (1954 - 2006)*
  Hayward Kim Akers (1957 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
Suitland
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Gail Akers
Record added: Feb 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48321948
Hayward Kim Akers
Added by: Amoni Akers
 
Hayward Kim Akers
Added by: Gail Akers
 
Hayward Kim Akers
Added by: Gail Akers
 
 
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- Gail
 Added: Oct. 10, 2017
Greg, as I loved you, so I miss youIn my heart and memory you are nearLoved, remembered, thought of always.The years may wipe out many things, but this they wipe out never - The memory of those happy days when we were all together.
- Your Big Sis
 Added: May. 21, 2017
Hello Uncle Hayward, I could use one of your jokes today. You knew how to brighten up a persons spirits, no matter what they were going through. I can remember having a bad day and you would come around and do your best to make me laugh. I eventually g...(Read more)
- Tammy Evans
 Added: Feb. 17, 2017
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