2012-09-29 / Obituaries

Jack E. Ankrom

Jack E. Ankrom, 78, of Heath, passed away on September 12, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Ankrom was born on March 21, 1934 in Newark, to Eugene E. Ankrom and Geraldine (Bishop) Ankrom. He retired from AT&T after 33 years of service. He was heavily involved in the New Life Baptist Church in Thornville.

Mr. Ankrom is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary (Dietzel) Ankrom; children, Candace (Brad) Kirkpatrick, Cynthia (Joe) Carbaugh, Cheryl (Steve) Kirkpatrick, Tim (Ronelle) Ankrom and Tracy (Susan) Ankrom; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sister, Nancy (John) Munn; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joseph Ankrom; and infant brother, Ronald Ankrom.

Graveside services were September 23 at Green Hill Cemetery in Johnstown, with Pastor John Emory officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to New Life Baptist Church at PO Box 825, Thornville, OH 43076, or to your charity of choice.

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