Joseph Cleveland Akers, 77, of Christiansburg, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2023. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served during the Vietnam War and spent over 20 years in the Reserves. He was owner and operator of A&S Home Repair. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Beulah Akers; brother, Oscar Akers; and sister, Eula Brammer.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Shirley H. Akers; son, Ricky Bond and Brittany; daughter, Ashley Williams; grandchildren, Kelsey and Emily Bond; close family friends, Jerry and Sandra Bond; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2023, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. with Rev. Wes Conner, Rev. Ryan Rose and Rev. David Bragg officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin.
The Akers family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.