WEATHERFORD — Judge Ben Akers, who has presided over County Court At Law No. 2 in Parker County for nearly a decade, died Thursday evening after a long illness.
Akers, 57, leaves behind a son and daughter.
A memorial service has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, at North Side Baptist Church. A reception will follow in Aker’s courtroom at the Parker County Courthouse.