In Memoriam : William Akers

William Akers William Wescoat Akers - age: 88
(November 07, 1923 to April 19, 2012 )
Resident of Houston, Texas

Visitation Information:
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation
be made to your favorite church or charity.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012
at 11:00 AM at Earthman - Hunter's Creek Chapel,
8303 Katy Freeway,
Houston, TX 77024.

Obituary:
William Wescoat Akers, 88,
of Houston, Texas,
died on Thursday, April 19, 2012.

Bill was born in Bonne Terre, Missouri
on November 7, 1923
to the late Wilbur Dana Akers and Elnora Baker Akers.

He proudly served as an Aviator in the US Navy
before earning his Bachelor of Science Degree
in Business Administration
from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Thereafter he began a successful and satisfying career
in the oil and gas industry which eventually led him to Houston.

Bill culminated his career in the ownership and operation
of Luci Petroleum, Inc.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard B. Akers
and his beloved wife, Lucille W. Akers.

Together Bill and Lucy enjoyed 27 years of marriage,
which included frequent family celebrations,
building a successful business, weekends at their beach house,
traveling the world, and spending time with their many friends
and loved ones.

Bill is survived by his children, Jerry W. Akers and Karen Akers Salazar;
their respective spouses Rosalyn Akers and Albert Salazar;
grandchildren Cara Salazar, Judith and Matthew Caldwell,
Elissa and James Vogelpohl, Lindsay Akers, Matthew Akers,
and four great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation
be made to your favorite church or charity.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012
at 11:00 AM at Earthman - Hunter's Creek Chapel,
8303 Katy Freeway,
Houston, TX 77024.