Ronald "Pappy" Akerman, Jr.


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 30, 2022
Fletcher Funeral Service (Chapel)
1218 North Main Street
Fountain Inn, South Carolina, United States

Obituary of Ronald "Pappy" Leroy Akerman, Jr.

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Ronald “Pappy” Leroy Akerman, Jr., husband of Karen Rodick Akerman, went to be with the Lord, Friday, September 23, 2022. Mr. Akerman was born in New Orleans, LA to the late Ronald Leroy Akerman, Sr. and Hilda Crabtree Ledet. He was a Mason and a Shriner and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Ronnie Akerman (Marie); a daughter, Dawn Zabelle (John); six grandchildren, Justin Akerman, Kristy Hughes (Austin), Nicholas Zabelle, Kohl Fonokalafi, Logan Fonokalafi and Amanda Gayman (Isiah); six great grandchildren, Forest, Kiana, Moriah, Chloe, Caleb and London; a son-in-law, John Fonokalafi (Robin); a beloved nephew, Raymond “Joey” Akerman and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a daughter, Heidi Akerman; a brother, David Akerman; a sister, Roxanna Akerman and a granddaughter, Kristin Akerman. The family will receive friends from 4-7pm Friday at Fletcher Funeral Service. A private Masonic Service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Childrens Hospital, 950 W Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605. The family would like to especially thank his nurse, Edwina with Open Arms Hospice, for all of the love and compassion she showed “Pappy”.
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