Roy T. Acker, Jr.

July 02, 1945 - January 30, 2017

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Wednesday, February 01, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel


Wednesday, February 01, 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel


Roy T. Acker, Jr, 71, of Kendallville died Monday, January 30, 2017, at 4 a.m. in his residence.

He was born July 2, 1945, in Kendallville to Roy T. Acker, Sr. and Dorothy (Winebrenner) Acker.

On April 2, 1966, in Fort Wayne he married Beverly A. Luce. She survives in Kendallville.

Mr. Acker served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1965. He was stationed in Vietnam and Germany.

He retired after 37 years from Essex in Kendallville.

Roy coached his sons in baseball and loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed collecting trains, playing games on the computer, and watching television.

Also surviving are a daughter, Danell (Trent) Mynhier of Avilla; four sons, Tim (Sharon) Acker of Kendallville, Duane (Michelle Musser) Acker of LaOtto, Mike (Ronda) Acker of Kendallville, and Josh (Gina) Acker of Fort Wayne; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Margaret Davis of Wolcottville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Linda Smith.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville. Burial will be in the South Milford Cemetery.

Calling is Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Guest Book

Brent, Jennifer, Dillon, and Darren Dona
February 1st, 2017 1:35pm

We are sorry to hear of Roy's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Grady and Guyan Hall
February 1st, 2017 12:07am

So sorry to hear of Roy's passing. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Phil and Nancy Kirk
January 31st, 2017 10:06pm
Kendallville, IN

Bev and family, So sorry to her of Roy's passing. Our thoughts are with you..

Faye Harmeyer
January 31st, 2017 4:00pm
Fort Wayne

My Deepest Sympathies Bev, I am so sorry for your loss.

James Bowers and family
January 31st, 2017 12:08pm

Sorry for your loss prayers for the family

JAYNE Scheumann
January 31st, 2017 12:07pm

Bev, I'm so sorry for your loss. There was a flood of memories that hit after seeing this. Thank God he's done fighting. All my prayers for you and your family during this sad time. I'll be with you in spirit...out of town. Love Jayne

Charlotte Baldwin & Family
January 31st, 2017 5:28am

Sorry for your loss your all in our thoughts an prayers.

Tom Kunce
January 31st, 2017 2:50am
Hartselle, Al.

Sorry to hear about Roy. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Linda Ramsay-Smith
January 31st, 2017 2:24am

Sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers.

Curt Schmidt
January 31st, 2017 2:02am
4104 Marlton Dr. Fort Wayne In

Josh my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My deepest sympathy.

Dawn Ulch
January 31st, 2017 1:46am

So sorry to hear about Roy, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mark and Angie Johnson
January 31st, 2017 1:34am
Butler IN

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Vickie Swinehart
January 31st, 2017 12:41am

So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Phil and Diane Marshall
January 31st, 2017 12:24am

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones.

Jodi Manier
January 31st, 2017 12:00am

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family

Joe and Gladys McNamara
January 30th, 2017 11:56pm
Wolcottville, IN

Thoughts and prayers for the whole family in this time of need.

George and Bambi Myers
January 30th, 2017 11:02pm
Shelby, NC

With Love to Uncle Jr., Bev and family.

Becky Reynolds
January 30th, 2017 10:48pm
Fort Wayne, IN

My deepest sympathies to Bev & the family. Sending thoughts & prayers to all.

Anita Sherman
January 30th, 2017 8:53pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Melanie Lyons
January 30th, 2017 8:44pm

So sorry for your loss.

Valerie & Larry Moffatt
January 30th, 2017 8:16pm
Ontario, Canada

So sorry for your loss Josh & Gina, may he rest in peace.

Dana Gaff
January 30th, 2017 8:11pm

I'm so sorry to see this. Loosing a parent is a very hard thing. I will be thinking of you all.