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John Ellsworth Acker
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Birth: May 18, 1938
Death: Aug. 2, 2012


John E. Acker, 74, died Thurs. Aug. 2, 2012. Born May 18, 1938 in Lancaster, Pa. He moved to Summerfield from Orange Park 2004. He served 27 years as a police officer for the City of Jacksonville - 5 of which he was FOP President. Also District Director for the state of Florida FOP. NASCAR was his passion. He was recognized nationally as an excellent contract negotiator 1977-1980. In 1977 was honored as the most outstanding police officer in the USA. He was a member of Wesconnett Masonic Lodge #297, the Scottish and York Rites, and the Shrine where he served in the Provost Guard. He belonged to the VFW and Am. Legion. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; son, David (Susan), Tampa; daughter, Dawn Seleen (Eric), Orange Park; stepson, Brian Wilson (Paige), Edmond, Okla.; stepdaughter, Jennifer Rieke (Bill), Houston, Tx.; sister, Parklyn (Bunnie) Bledsoe, Willow Street, Pa.; and 9 grandchildren. Following cremation, a private memorial service will be held, at a later date, at Florida National Cemetery in Jacksonville. Memorial donations may be made to: Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Fl. 33607 OR Moffitt Cancer Center, 1290com2 Magnolia Dr., Tampa Fl. 33612. ATTN: Foundation Dept.
Florida Times Union, Aug 7 2012 
Jacksonville National Cemetery
Duval County
Florida, USA
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Record added: Aug 26, 2012
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John Ellsworth Acker
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 Added: Aug. 26, 2012

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