Ronald Dee Akers, 81, of Poteau, OK passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Van Buren, AR. Ronald was born September 9, 1937 in Wister, OK to Hillard & Ruth (Kiefer) Akers.
He worked on construction of the space shuttle. Ronald was a member of Southside Baptist Church, Poteau.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley of the home; son & daughter in law, Steven & Susan Akers of Poteau, OK; daughter, Sherry & Sonny Veercamp of Wister, OK: 5 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 4 brothers, Glenn Akers of Glenpool, OK, Doyle Akers of Fanshawe, OK, Lanney Akers of Wister, OK, Don Akers of Spiro, OK.
Services will be 10 am, Monday, May 20, 2019 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau with Rev. Jim Reed officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau. The family will be at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 2-4 pm to visit with friends and family.
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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK