Franklin Akers

Franklin D. "Duff" Akers

Saturday, January 1st, 1972 - Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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Franklin D. AKA, "Duff" and "Frankie" Akers, Jr., age 48 of Wooster, passed away, Thursday, April 16th, 2020 in Wooster following an unexpected illness.

He was born on January 1, 1972 in Wooster to Franklin D. Sr. and Aretta (Edgell) Akers and has been a Wooster resident for all of his life.

He had worked in the auto body restoration field and enjoyed riding motorcycles and mountain climbing.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Brittany Akers of Fredericksburg and a son, Spencer Hill of PA.; a granddaughter, Madyson Akers and numerous other family, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Crystal T. Akers and his maternal grandparents, Charles and Lucy Edgell and paternal grandparents, Alvis and Dixie Akers.

There will be no public services or visitation. A private service will take place at the convenience of the family and burial will be at Wooster Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to: Akron Children's Hospital Foundation, One Perkins Square, Akron, OH 44308 (inc. Fed. Tax I.D. 23-7114013) or through their website at:

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Custer-Glenn Funeral Home in Wooster is honored with serving the family.
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Mark & Jayne Alexander

Posted at 08:36am
Mark & Jayne Alexander
We have known Frankie for over 20yrs he will be missed. Our thoughts go out to his loved ones.

Donna Tucker

Posted at 08:54am
Will miss you Frankie,may you rest in heaven,love Charles and Donna Tucker

Oscar Moreno Jr.

Posted at 05:13pm
Remember the times we spent together over the years ! Canoeing ,hiking , fishing, shooting guns, and the pow wow we went to down by a dam in southern Ohio. I love you duff ........ your cousin Oscar

Jeremy Carpenter Posted at 07:02pm

Lots of good memories with Frankie. We were in welding class together, used to pick him up and go to school together. My condolences to his family Jeremy Carpenter

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