Melvin P. Akers
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Friday, December 29, 2017
Location: 10:20 a.m., at the Indiana University Health, Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis, Indiana
 
 
Age: 64
Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 25, 1953
Birth place: St. Elizabeth Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana
 
 
Father: George O. Akers  
Mother: Nellie C. ( Laswon ) Akers  
Marital Status:
Resided in: Melvin had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area all his life.
Funeral Date: Thursday, January 04, 2018
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m., Thrusday, January 4, 2018, Celebration of Life Service at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Rev. Dana Hood of the Guernsey Church of the Brethren of rural Monticello, Indiana.
Burial will take place: I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Melvin had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area all his life and was a 1972 graduate of Twin Lakes High School of Monticello, Indiana. He was very active in Boy Scouts going all the way to Eagle Scout. Melvin was an owner/operator truck driver for twenty - three years. He was ALWAYS known to be right all the time no matter what!!!! Melvin enjoyed shooting pool, hunting, fishing, going to concerts at Little Nashville, watching James Bond 007, John Wayne, and western movies. He was an avid NASCAR fan, Jeff Gordon being his favorite driver. Melvin was also and avid Indianapolis Colts Football and Indiana Pacers Basketball fan.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the wishes of the Donor. Envelopes will be available at the fuenral home.
Marriage Information:
Survivors include:
Parents,
George O. and Nellie C. (Lawson) Akers of Monticello, Indiana;

Children,
Scott (companion Jennifer Hardesty) Akers of Battle Ground, Indiana,
Jessica (companion Chris Six) Akers of Monticello, Indiana,and
Amanda (companion Scott Carter) Wilkinson of Monticello, Indiana;

Grandchildren,
Ashley Akers,
Eric Akers, Jr.,
Harley Akers,
Luke Lipps,
Jade Crouch, and
Kailtyn Lipps;

Great Granddaughter,
Serenity Akers - Harris;

Sister,
Jacquelin Thompson of Indianapolis, Indiana;

Brother,
Wayne (wife Barb) Akers of Monticello, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.

Preceded in Death:
Son,
Eric Akers, Sr.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.