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Richard Herman Acker
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1983
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 2012

Richard Herman Acker, 28, of Gore, died Saturday, April 28, 2012. He was born October 17,1983 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Herman and Betty (Drum) Acker. He attended Braggs Public Schools for eleven years. Then he completed Culinary Arts at Talking Leaves Job Corps of Tahlequah. He also attended Bacone College for one year. He worked for different places through temp services including Whitlock, Simmons, and enjoyed working for Muskogee Stock Yards. He loved going fishing, basketball, horse shoes, shooting pool tournaments and watching wrestling. He adored going to Indian Stompdances, and playing traditional Indian Stickball and being with family especially cousin, Randy Donelson Junior (Bug). Richard was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Chester and Mattie Drum; father, Herman Acker; sister, Mary Louise Allen; niece, Sydnee HorseChief and paternal grandparents, Richard Herman Acker and Lena Acker. He is survived by his mother, Betty Drum Wells, brother-in-law, Roy Allen, nieces, Tiffany Dunn and Baylee Allen and nephews, Brandan and Tyler Allen, all of the home; sisters, Betty Jean Diana and D'Mahree Turner of Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan, Lena Mae HorseChief (David HorseChief) of Tahlequah and Martha Ann Acker of Gore; niece, Robbie Dunn of Dewer; nephews, Corrigan HorseChief and Garrett HorseChief and niece, Samantha HorseChief all of Tahlequah; nephew, Ashwin Acker of Gore; a host of aunts and uncles and many, many cousins. The wake will be Wednesday at Richard's home, Rt. 1 Box 50, Gore and will begin about 5:00 p.m. (Indian time). Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Greenleaf Cemetery with Dale Carey and Rufus Hooper officiating. Pallbearers will be Randy Donelson, Sr., Randy Donelson, Jr. (Bug), Tyler Allen, Roy Allen, Johnny Shea Drum and Johnny Glen Drum. Honorary pallbearers are uncle Chester Drum, Jr. (Stu) and cousins, Miron Drum, Byron Drum and Jonathon Wildcat. Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home. 
Family links: 
  Herman Hugh Acker (1930 - 1999)
  Mary Louise Acker Allen (1966 - 2009)*
  Richard Herman Acker (1983 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Greenleaf Cemetery
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
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Record added: Apr 30, 2012
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Richard Herman Acker
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 Added: May. 1, 2012

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