Joe L. AkersI am a Veteran.

of Bryant, AR

August 27, 1932 - February 20, 2021

Joe L. Akers was born in Hamburg, Arkansas, on August 27,1932 a few minutes before his twin, Roe, to Alma and Fletcher Akers. He stepped into the arms of Jesus on February 20, 2021.

Over 45 years of marriage to Judy Boyd Akers made Joe's life complete. Their family was blessed with a son, Mark, who preceded Joe to Heaven, a son Brent (LeAnn) of Rogers, and a daughter, Angela Akers-Rennels of Benton also granddaughters Natalie Akers of Rogers, Riley Rennels of Benton and grandson Connor Rennels of Benton. His paramount passion was spending quality time with his family, especially his grandchildren whom he loved to the utmost. He is also survived by his brothers, Roe (Helena) of Little Rock and Billy Dean (Peggy) of Hamburg. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, brother Charles and sister-in-law Catherine.

With Roe, he served four years in the USAF during the Korean Conflict exiting as a sergeant. Joe graduated from Hamburg High School and University of Arkansas, at Monticello with a BS in Business Administration. To expand his banking expertise, Joe graduated from the Southwestern
Graduate School of Banking at SMU.

After 37 years in banking, Joe retired from First Commercial Bank (Regions). He was managing Senior Vice President of Consumer Loans. His unique ability to build trusting relationships with customers resulted in being awarded the Sales and Marketing Associations Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award in 1992.

Joe was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church.

A graveside service will be held at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Alexander, AR at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 26. An open visitation is scheduled from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday at Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home, 6700 Alcoa Road, Benton, AR.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a face covering is required, and social distancing will be practiced when in attendance.

Service Information
Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home
6700 Alcoa Rd.
Benton,  AR 72015
2/25/2021 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graveside Service
Forest Hills Memorial Park
10201 Hwy 5
Alexander,  AR 72002
2/26/2021 at 1:00 PM

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home
6700 Alcoa Road
Benton, AR  72019