2007-12-08 / Obituaries

Paul Eugene Ackerman

A funeral service celebrating the life of Paul Eugene Ackerman, 73, of Pataskala, was held December 5, 2007, in the Chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville with Pastor Paul Snoddy officiating. Private family burial will follow at a later date.

Paul died early Sunday morning at Mt. Carmel East Hospital following a brief illness. He was born December 7, 1933, in New Lexington, the son of the late Milford L and Mary Elizabeth McCarty Ackerman. He was a graduate of Chillicothe High School, Class of 1951. He served honorably in the US Navy, 1952- 1956.

He was a self-employed mechanic. He was described by his sons as being able to fixanything. He enjoyed fishing, boating and model trains.

He was a member of the Tri-Village Christian Church of Pataskala.

He is survived by his wife, the former Erma Bosworth, whom he married on June 14, 1957; his sons, Robert (Julie) Ackerman of Grove City, Roger (Vickie) Ackerman and David (Kathy) Ackerman of Pataskala; his step son, Claude (Sue) Drummond of Baltimore; step daughter, Juanita Bush of Buckeye Lake; his grandchildren, Melissa, Cheyanne, Robert, Kristie, Roger, Ray, & Jonathan; his six great grandchildren; and his brother Duane Ackerman of Newark.

An on-line guest register and video tribute is available at www. hoskinsonfuneral.com. The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions be made to the Tri-Village Christian Church in care of the funeral home.

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