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CPO James H Acker

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CPO James H Acker

  • Birth 4 Sep 1922 Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 26 Sep 2011 Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
  • Plot Section: I Block: A Lot: 039 Space: B
  • Memorial ID 77217939

James H. Acker, 89, died Sept. 26, 2011. He was born in Hamilton, OH and moved with his family to Vero Beach.

Before retirement, he was Vero Beach Postmaster. He entered the postal service May 19, 1941, and retired after 37 years of service. He served as a member of the Florida District and sectional Center Managers Advisory Committees. He also served as chairman for the Area Mail Service Improvement at Florida First Class Offices. He was a trainer postmaster for first-class officers. He was selected as the District Postmaster of the Year in 1975 and Florida Postmaster of the Year in 1976. He was a member of the National Association of Postmasters. He served in the Navy during World War II. He attended local schools and graduated from Vero Beach High School. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, National Association of Atomic Veterans and National Association of Radiation Survivors. He was an active member of St. Helen Catholic Church.

Survivors:
Wife of 65 years, Jean
Sons, David of Waycross, GA & Mark of Nashville, TN
Daughter, Melissa of Mills River, NC
2 Grandchildren
2 Great-grandchildren

Preceded in death by:
Son, James
1 Granddaughter

SERVICES: Visitation will be from 4-7p Sept. 29 at Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home in Vero Beach with a prayer service at 6p. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10a Sept. 30 at St. Helen Catholic Church. Interment with military honors will be at Crestlawn Cemetery in Vero Beach. A reception will be at the St. Helen Social Hall following the burial.

Published in the TC Palm on September 28, 2011


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WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Shirley Bybee
  • Added: 28 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77217939
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPO James H Acker (4 Sep 1922–26 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77217939, citing Crestlawn Cemetery, Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Bybee (contributor 46787619) .