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March 14, 2019

James D. Acker, 44, of Minnesota, formerly of Roaring Spring, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 4, 2019.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

James was born on Nov. 13, 1974, in Roaring Spring, the son of Mary Ann (Daugherty) Preis and Rusty M. Acker.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Ann Preis and fiancee Jake Smith of Roaring Spring; his father, Rusty M. Acker of Martinsburg; three children: David, Dalton and Alexander, all from the Scranton area; a brother, John “Bucky” Acker; a half brother, Bradley Acker; his paternal grandmother, Shirley Acker of Martinsburg; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

James was a 1993 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg.

He was employed as a tower climber and field supervisor for various companies in the communications field.

James was honorably discharged from the United States Army, serving two tours of duty in the Iraq war.

He loved riding with his uncle, Doc, and with his close friend Rodney Smith when he returned home. He was also a fisherman and cherished the times with his son and Jake.

His presence will be sorely missed.

Contributions in James' memory may be given to Cove Cause For Cancer, c/o Morrisons Cove 1st Federal Credit Union, 7533 Woodbury Pike, Roaring Spring, PA 16673.

Arrangements by the Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc.,, Roaring Spring.


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