David William Akam, age 82, of Waterford, died Monday, March 11, 2024 at UPMC Hamot. He was born in Corry on July 9, 1941, a son of the late Vinton C. Akam and Margaret Almeda Crawe Akam.

David is survived by his wife of 64 1/2 years, Rebecca Ann Bayle Akam; two children, Melony Engels, and Tobiah Akam and his wife Jodi; his grandsons, Jacob Engels and wife Malu, and Micah Engels and wife Barbara; his great-grandson Noam; brother Ronald Akam and wife Edna, and sister Judy Moody; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mark David Akam, and son-in-law, James Engels.

David was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in July 1968, and was a member of the Cambridge Springs congregation.

A memorial service will be held at the Union City Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on March 23rd at 2:00 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Cambridge Springs Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.