Harrison Akers, age 86, of Pikeville, KY., passed from this life Friday, February 5, 2021. Harrison was born to the late Johnny and Ethel “Dye” Akers in Pikeville, KY., August 20, 1934.
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Besides both parents, Harrison is preceded in death by all his brothers and sisters.
Harrison is survived by his companion, Josephine Akers; daughter, Beverly Gillespie and her husband, Donnie; two grandchildren, Jasmine Gillespie and Bane Alexander Gillespie.
Harrison was treasured by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
The family will accept friends at Thacker Memorial Funeral Home, Sunday, February 7, 2021, from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM and Monday, February 8, 2021 for open visitation with services beginning at 7:00 PM and visitation till 10:00 PM. Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 9, 2021, beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Annie E. Young Cemetery in Pikeville, KY. Jason Johnson and Darren Iricks will officiate all services for Harrison.
Arrangements are entrusted to Thacker Memorial Funeral Home in Pikeville, KY.