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“I express my sincere condolences to the family of George Akers. George was a true Southern gentleman and I am saddened by his passing. We were best...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“I am very sorry to learn of Mr. Akers' passing. My condolences to the family. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Clark - Roanoke, VA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of George D. Akers during this time. I've known George for at least 10 years as a long time customer of...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: John A Wolfe - Roanoke, VA

“I grew up with George, played in the band with him, and went to the same church many years ago. I left town in my 20s but always enjoyed talking to...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“George was one of the very "special" persons I remember from Jefferson. We were high school friends and we had several classes together, in...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Nancy and David, I have so many fond memories of George and all the times we have spent together, especially our trip in Arizona when George was so...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Phil Hughes - Park City, UT

“Prayers to the family. George was a very sweet man and will be missed by all! ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Henderson - Roanoke, VA

“Prayers to the family. George will be sorely missed. He was a great man I had a great deal of respect for. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jimmy Wimmer - Salem, VA

“I used to play tennis with George on Sunday evenings for a number years. He was a good friend and fun competitor. I moved to Sun City/Bluffton, SC...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Mike Quam - Bluffton, SC

“Nancy..My prayers and sympathy are with you at this time. God Bless You! Velma Vicars ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Oh my, hated to hear that Mr. Akers has passed away. I was one of his students in the 60's. He was a very nice man. Always had respect for his...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Margaret Miller - Boones Mill, VA

“Nancy & David,Wanted you to know you have our deepest sympathy. We have fond memories of George and our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Danny & Linda Martin - Salem, VA

“Nancy, We are so saddened to hear of George's passing. We will be keeping you and your family in our prayers. I was blessed to have him as my...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Erica Govertsen - Roanoke, VA

“George was than a friend to me. He was someone I admired and respected. He will be deeply missed. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Chris Blankenship - Roanoke, VA

“We mourn the passing of our long-time, good friend George. He will be missed. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Neal and Carolyn Engers - Roanoke, VA


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George was born on November 3, 1938 and passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

George was a resident of Roanoke, Virginia at the time of his passing.

George attended Jefferson High School. He later graduated from Roanoke College with a B.A. Degree University of Virginia with his Masters of Education Degree and from the University of Maryland with his Doctorate of Education Degree.

He was married to Nancy.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 pm Tuesday November 29 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Steven Pollard officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm Monday November 28 at Oakeys South Chapel 540-989-3131.

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