William Akright, age 83, of Otsego, MI went to be with his Lord Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. William was born January 6, 1934 in Kendall, the son of the late Lloyd and Maude Akright. William had many jobs through this life with the most recent being driving for Allegan County Community Mental Health. He was a faithful member of the Church of God. William loved his Lord, church and especially his family. Surviving is his wife of 66 years Barbara; 3 children, Dixie Lea (Luis) Rivera, Diana Lynne Reed, William "Billy" Daniel (Diane) Akright; 8 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Louella (Mort) Westcott and Susan (Gary) Pelfresne. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Betty Lingle and Marilyn Akright. The family will meet friends on Saturday from 10 AM until time of funeral services at 11 AM at the Allegan First Church of God, Pastor Steve Starks officiating. Interment will follow in Kendall Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Allegan or South Haven First Church of God or Wings of Hope Hospice, Allegan. Arrangements entrusted to the Gobles Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home.