John Allen Akers Jr., 58, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022, in Liberal, Kansas. He was the son of John and Betty (Lowe) Akers, he was born November 13, 1963, in Hugoton, Kansas.
He graduated from Hugoton High School. In school he was a gifted athlete in all sports including baseball, track, football, basketball. He later enjoyed coaching his kids in sports and teaching them about the sport.
He enjoyed fishing and racing a stock race car for many years. Of all things he loved the Oklahoma University Sooners and the Kansas City Chiefs.
He is survived by his father, John Akers Sr., Hugoton, KS.;; two sons, Eric Bauer and wife Karen, Guymon, OK., Sean Bauer and wife Jenny, Edmond, OK.; one daughter, Bailey Kane and husband Carson, Guymon, OK.; former wife, Katrina Akers, Guymon, OK.; six grandchildren, Zeke, Gemma, Murphy, Miles, Willa, and Cooper; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded by his mother, Betty Akers; grandparents, Steve and Virginia Akers, Roberta Lowe, Emmitt and Bernice Lowe; mother-in-law, Dee Naifeh.
A memorial has been established for the St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Guymon. In the care of Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, Kansas 67951.
Graveside service will be held Monday, May 2, 2022, at 10 AM, at Hugoton Cemetery, Hugoton, Kansas. A memorial service to follow at 4 PM at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 1803 N. Leila, in Guymon, Oklahoma.
Visitation will be held Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 2 PM to 8 PM at Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton.
Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton is overseeing the arrangements.