James F. Ackerman, age 61, of Jacobus, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at his residence.
Born November 26, 1959 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Edgar L. and E. Lorraine (Cardene) Ackerman. He was a 1977 graduate of Williamsport Area High School, and had worked as a meat manager for Wegman’s for more than 25 years. He was an avid marksman, and a member of the National Rifle Association. He also enjoyed the outdoors, animals, and reading, especially history. His greatest loves were his family and friends.
Mr. Ackerman is survived by two daughters, Emily M. Ackerman, of Manheim and Laura C. Ackerman, of Williamsport; two sons, Jonathan E. Ackerman, of Palmyra and Andrew C. Ackerman, of Jacobus; five grandchildren; a sister, Deacon Nancy J. Ackerman, of Glendale, California; and a brother, Bruce R. (Bettie) Ackerman, of South Carolina.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, 25 West Springettsbury Ave, with The Reverend Stanley Reep, officiating. A reception with the family will immediately follow. Burial will be private. Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George, York, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 25 West Springettsbury Avenue, York PA 17403 or California Lutheran Homes Foundation, 800 Brand Boulevard, 19th Floor, Glendale, CA 91203.
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