|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1927|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 2011|
H/o Gladys Brown (May 24, 1925 - Jan. 30, 2012)
This obituary is from the Wednesday, April 6, 2011 edition of the Press Enterprise.
John H. Ackley Jr.
WWII Navy veteran retired from DSH
John H. Ackley Jr., 83, of 116 Lower St., Danville, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011.
He was born July 15, 1927, in Glen Marr, a son of the late John H. Sr. and Stache (Dugan) Ackley.
John proudly served in the Navy, a veteran of World War II. He worked at the Danville State Hospital from 1964 until his retirement in 1987. He was past President of the AFSCME, Chapter 13 for a number of years. John loved hunting and fishing. He was a member of the American Legion, Washies Fire Company, Continental Fire Company, Moose, Elks, and was a lifetime member of the VFW, all of Danville.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, the former Gladys Brown; three sons: Roy Ackley and his companion, Debbie Llewellyn of Danville; George and his wife, Gloria Ackley, of Florida; and Denny and his wife, Charlene Ackley, of Danville; two daughters: Susan Deitterick of Espy; and Jackie and her husband, John Genth, of Riverside; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; as well as a great-great-grandchild; two brothers: George Ackley of Danville; and Paul Ackley of Florida; and a sister, Elenora Conrad, of Danville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Snyder, in 1977.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8, 2011, at the Brady Funeral Home, 320 Church St., Danville. The burial will follow at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Danville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Brady Funeral Home. Please send online condolences to BradyFuneralHome.com.
Gladys Brown Ackley (1925 - 2012)
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Rich Stackhouse
Record added: Apr 06, 2011
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