James Ray Acker “Jim” was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on November 4, 1935 and passed from this earth in Longview, Texas on April 11, 2022. His parents were Albert Sidney Acker and Wilma Young Acker. His mother passed at a young age and his father later remarried to Lilian Sensabaugh Acker. Jim met the love of his life, Virginia Lee Boley and they were married in 1954.
Jim worked for the Southwestern Bell Phone Company for 40 years as a public relations manager. His greatest passion was golf. He spent many hours on the golf course. He also loved quail and dove hunting, fishing and canoe racing. He loved to be outdoors.
James Acker was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived his wife, Virginia Acker; son, James Acker Jr.; son, Randy Acker and his wife, Gail Acker; son, Terry Acker and his wife, Lisa Acker; grandchildren, Christopher Acker and his wife, Theo; Jereme Acker; Amy Baker and her husband, Obie; Cody Orms and his wife, Corinna; Dustin Acker and his wife Stephanie; Terry Acker Jr. and his wife, Clara; Jace Acker and his wife, Erin; Kaleigh White and her husband, Kurt; and 19 great grandchildren.
Services will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 2:00PM in The Cammack Family Chapel with Bro. Wayne Norvell officiating.
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