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William Henry Akers

April 26, 1935 — October 2, 2020

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.

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