Obituary for Mitchell Dale Akers, Sr.

akers sr michell daleMitchell Dale Akers, Sr., age 64 of Pulaski passed away Saturday – March 6, 2021 at the UVA Medical Center. Born October 16, 1956 he was the son of the late Harvey Andrew Akers, Jr. & Fairy Frances Reed Akers.

He is survived by his

 Wife of 32 years  – Leissa Ridpath Akers – Pulaski

 Children – Mitchell Dale (Chelsea) Akers, Jr. – Dublin, Garnett Andrew Akers – Pulaski

Grandchildren – Tesla Akers, Tucker Akers, Georgia Akers

Sister – Madeline Akers – Christiansburg

Brother – Scott Akers – Riner

Many nieces and nephews  

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Thursday, March 11, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Carson Linkous officiating. Interment will follow at the Hufford Cemetery.

The family will receive friends between 5:00 – 7:00 PM – Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

To sign Mitchell’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.