Fred Edward Akers Jr. was born on February 14, 1937 in Greenup County, Ky. He died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at his home in Boyd County, Ky. He was a 35 year retiree from the Kings Daughters Dietary Service. He is preceded in death by his parents Fred and Minnie Akers, 2 brothers, Tom and Eldid Akers, 1 sister Geneve Litteral, and his loving wife of 42 years, Mary Wells Akers. He is survived by 1 sister, Pauline Stewart, 1 son Philip (Jennifer) Akers, 2 daughters Felina and Patricia Akers, 1 granddaughter and 3 grandsons. A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum at 1 P.M. by Minister Ernest Duty II, friends may call at the mausoleum one hour before the service. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lazear Funeral Home in Ashland, Ky.