Lewis Eliot Akers

Lewis Eliot Akers

Birth
Iowa, USA
Death 28 Feb 2000 (aged 23)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Corning, Adams County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 99433870 · View Source
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Lewis Eliot Akers, St. Charles
Lewis Eliot Akers, 23, of St. Charles, formerly of the Corning area, died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident Feb. 28, 2000, in Des Moines.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at Roland-Powers Funeral Home, 905 Benton Ave., Corning. Burial will be at Brooks Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday, March, with the family present from 7-9 p.m.
Eliot Akers was born June 10, 1976, to Lewis Jr. and Edna (Harlow) Akers of Des Moines. A 1995 graduate of Interstate 35 High School, he received his associate of applied science degree in aviation maintenance at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa and a bachelor of arts degree in aviation management at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. He previously lived in Hartford until moving to St. Charles in 1985. Eliot was employed as an aviation mechanic for Des Moines Flying Service. He was formerly active with the Boy Scouts in St. Charles and was a pit crew member for his parents' stock car.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
He is survived by his parents of St. Charles and a sister, Dawn Hovick (husband Jeff) of Colfax.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Indian Hills Community College Aviation Department of Interstate 35 High School.

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  • Created by: Brad Albee
  • Added: 22 Oct 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 99433870
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Eliot Akers (10 Jun 1976–28 Feb 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 99433870, citing Brooks Cemetery, Corning, Adams County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Brad Albee (contributor 46940409) .