William Henry Akers, 85, of Clothier passed away October 2, 2020.
He was born April 26, 1935 and was a son of the late Willie Akers and Candise Carpenter Lucas. He was also preceded in death by sons Ernie Akers and Mike Akers; grandson Tyler Bender; and companion of 30 years Mary Wills.
He was a retired coal miner from Omar Mining and a member of the UMWA.
He is survived by son Tim Akers of Clothier; daughter Pam Bender of Clothier; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 6 at Handley Funeral Home in Danville with Ralph Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in Pauley-Bias Cemetery, Spruce Laurel.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, CDC guidelines will be observed, with mask and social distancing encouraged.
IF you are unable to attend the service you can watch the service at this link: https://youtu.be/2j8SW-rjK0g