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PFC Allen A. Akers, Sr

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PFC Allen A. Akers, Sr

  • Birth 4 Feb 1923 Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 30 Jul 2008 Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Akersville, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 42453999

From KW:
FEB. 4, 1923-JULY 30, 2008 CRYSTAL SPRING, Pa. - Allen A. Akers Sr., 85, of Hanks Road, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 4, 1923, in Altoona, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles W. Akers Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Kagarise Akers. He was employed by Mack Trucks for 23 years in the Material Division, retiring in 1985. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Wesley Chapel Methodist Church. He was a member of American Legion Post 561 of McConnellsburg, National World War II Memorial and retired UAW Local Union 171. He is survived by his wife, Betty L. Layton Akers, whom he married Dec. 16, 1946; four children, Joanne Beckstrom of Orlando, Fla., Allen Akers Jr. of Crystal Spring, Debra Starliper of Drayden, Md., and Lisa Renninger of Carlisle, Pa.; one sister, Lois McGeary of Greencastle, Pa.; four brothers, Robert Akers of Breezewood, Pa., Charles Akers of Crystal Spring, Stanley Akers of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and James Akers of Smithsburg; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Burial will be in Akersville Cemetery, with full military honors by the Everett Honor Guard.

He was born: Altoona, Blair County, PA
Died: Everett, Bedford County, PA



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  • Created by: Kat
  • Added: 27 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42453999
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Allen A. Akers, Sr (4 Feb 1923–30 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42453999, citing Akersville Cemetery, Akersville, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kat (contributor 19409629) .