TALLMADGE - Jon Richard Akers, 77, died November 2, 2020.
Born in Akron, he was a resident of Tallmadge since 2001. Jon was a resident in Stow and a graduate from Stow High School and had been employed with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company as a tire builder for 39 years retiring in 2001.
He was a member of Faith Bible Fellowship Church. Jon loved to fly and was a single engine pilot. He was a lifelong member of the F & AM and an avid collector of cars and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Preceded in death by sister, Betty Skeans, he is survived by his wife and soulmate, Debra Watson Akers; sons, Jon Akers II, David (Rose) Akers; daughter, Bonny (Dean) Leupold; grandchildren, Erik, David, Logan, Braden, Zoey and Harlie.
Pastor Les Sutherland will conduct service 11 AM Saturday at Redmon Funeral Home, 3633 Darrow Road, Stow. Friends may call 4 – 7 PM Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday. Star Lodge #187 F&AM will conduct a masonic service which will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Rose’s Rescue www.rosesrescue.net and Faith Bible Fellowship, 126 West Overdale Drive, Tallmadge, OH 44278.