Thomas Steven Akers

May 30, 1947 ‒ August 30, 2020

Sunbury, Ohio

Thomas Steven Akers, age 73, of Sunbury, died peacefully on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital following an extended illness.

Retired Plant Manager for Ellis Brothers Concrete after 27 years of service.  Tom was a very faithful, devoted family man.  He was most proud of his family and enjoyed all the time he could with them.

Born May 30, 1947 in Marmet, West Virginia.  Preceded in death by parents, Thomas E. and Edna Marie (Seabolt) Akers.

Tom was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Navy and an avid Cleveland Browns, Ohio State and Cincinnati Reds fan.  He enjoyed golfing and bowling.

Tom is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Marilyn Ann (Reichert) Akers; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Tracy Akers of Sunbury; daughter and son-in-law, Laura and Rob Largent of Johnstown; adored grandchildren, Cody, Kyle, Kaylie, Jacob, Jymma and Lilyana; brother and sister-in-law, James (Shelley) Akers of Sunbury; aunt and uncle, Pat and Bud Remley of Westerville; uncle, Jack Seabolt of South Carolina; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 PM on Friday, September 4, 2020 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury.  Private Family Service and interment with Military Honors in Sunbury Memorial Park.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve the Akers family.  Please share a memory or condolence with the family on this website.

  • Dear Akers family
    Sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. May God wrap His loving arms around you at this difficult time. May your memories give you comfort. Love and prayers.
    John and Luana Simpson

  • Our deepest condolences. Praying for peace of mind.
    The Appleton Family.♥️🙏♥️🙏♥️🙏

  • So sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. What we’ll remember of Steve was his love of sports and his laughter. May he Rest In Peace.

  • Jeff, Laura, Marilyn and family,
    I am saddened to hear this news about your Dad. I have lots of great memories of your Dad. He was great man. Sending prayers and hugs so that God may comfort you and your loved ones during this difficult time.

  • We are sad to learn of Tom’s passing. He has endured so much. His pain has ended. Now our prayers are for all of you. Let your good memories help ease your pain.

  • Marilyn I’m sorry to hear of Toms passing. I’m sure going to miss my Big Brother! We All had so much fun golfing together. Lots of laughter, I’ll treasure the Great memories.

  • Marilyn, Jeff , Laura and families so sorry to hear about Tom . I’m sure he’s in a better place now and is probably smiling down upon you all. Hold on tight to those best and favorite memories .
    God Bless!

  • Marilyn & family,
    So sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. Steve was such a kind, loving happy man. He always made Dale & I feel like family. No more suffering or pain just eternal light. God Bless your family. Prayers for your healing and comfort on the road ahead.
    Sincerely:
    Dale & Chris Wolfe

  • Marilyn, Jeff, Laura and family,
    My heart goes out to you all. I feel blessed being able work with you all and Tom at Big Walnut. May God bless you and bring you peace.

  • Great memories of a magical childhood with a good friend – we were all just like family in our Harlem neighborhood .
    Much love from the Groseclose clan ….

  • Marilyn, we just heard about Tom’s passing, we are so sorry for your loss, out thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids.