Lowell R. Akers, 76 of Pikeville, KY formerly of Ashville passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019. Lowell was preceded in death by his father Edgar Allen Akers; his mother, June Damron Akers; his wife, Freda (Adams) Akers; brothers, Lonnie and Ralph; sister, Janet. He is survived by his wife Patty; his children Sherry (Matt) Dicus & Brian Akers; stepchildren, Lisa (Donnie) Tackett & Ted (Sharman) Noe; grandchildren, Meagan (Chris) Karnes, Jordan Rasmussen, & Cory Tackett; great grandchildren, Jaxson, Cameron, & Reagan Karnes; brother Sammy (Liz) Akers and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lowell was born on June 14, 1943 in Virgie, KY. Before retiring in 2005 he worked as a Supervisor for Franklin County in Columbus, OH. Lowell had a passion for fishing and traveling. He never met a stranger and will be known for his willingness to help others. Lowell loved to spend his winters in Florida with his wife Patty and enjoyed finding new places to hike. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and he will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 12th from 6-8 p.m. with Funeral Service on Saturday, July 13th at 1:00 p.m. at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, OH 43103. Burial will follow at the Reber Hill Cemetery in Ashville, Ohio. Online condolences at olivercheekfuneralhome.com