Ishmael Worth Akers

Published 5:11 pm Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Jan 1, 1930 – Feb. 15, 2017

Ishamel Akers, 87, of Orange, TX died Wednesday February 15, 2017 peacefully at home. Ishmael W. Akers was born in Foster, West Virginia, January 1. 1930. He grew up in Orange, TX he attended WOS High School. He joined the US Army at an early age and also at the Ship Yard. He preceded in death by his parents Mr. Arlis Atkins and Mrs. Sada Atkins. He was a loving faithful man to his friends and family. He survived by his faithfully friend Benitris Edwards; who loved and cared for him; and Roy Smith.