of Jackson, Michigan, age 91, died Friday, February 1, 2019 at Faith Haven Senior Care Center, Jackson. He was born March 24, 1927 in Jackson, Michigan, the son of George Henry & Florence May (Lowe) Ackerman.
George served in the US Army at Ft. Knox during the Korean War. He worked for 33 years at the Jackson Drop Forge, retiring in the mid '80's George attended many churches, but was a member at Vandercook Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching the Tiger's games.
On January 3, 1959, he married Janet Marie Johnson, and she preceded him in death on November 9, 1995. He is survived by a son, Steven (Terry) Ackerman of Allen, MI; three daughters, Cynthia (Chris) Heller of Poplar Bluff, MO, Vicki Denny of Patterson Lake, Georgia Fox of Jackson; a brother, Donald Ackerman; 8 grandchildren, Ronald, September, Tara, Bobby, Carolyn, Anthony, Christopher, Mikaela; 10 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sara.
An informal memorial luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 9th from noon - 3 pm at the clubhouse of the Cozy Home Community, 1249 E McDevitt Ave, Jackson, MI 49203. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea.