Daniel D. “Dan” Ackerman
December 02, 1947 ‒ August 26, 2015
Daniel D. “Dan” Ackerman, age 67, of Edison, passed away early Wednesday morning, August 26, 2015, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
On December 2, 1947, Dan was born in Sandusky, OH, the son of Avalon Jane (Smith) Taylor and the late Wayne Franklin Ackerman Sr. He graduated from Mount Vernon Academy in the Class of 1965.
Dan married the love of his life, Sandra E. Deel on April 30, 1995, in Reno, NV, while visiting for a bowling tournament. They have shared the last 20 wonderful years together.
Dan spent many years working as a lineman for United Telephone and later was an electrician for HPM, where he retired from. He is also on the Board of Public Affairs for Edison and the Zoning Inspector.
Over the years Dan loved bowling, golfing, traveling, and playing Pinochle and computer games. He also enjoyed woodworking and always found a way to fix things around the house. He loved his family and spending time with them.
Dan will be dearly missed by his wife, Sandy of Edison; a daughter, Lacy (Dustin Bovee) Ackerman of Elyria; a step-son, Paul Gullett of Grapevine, TX; a grandson, Luke Bovee; his mother, Avalon of Apison, TN; a sister, Gale (Dennis) Whiddon of Apison, TN; and a brother, Dale (Tricia) Taylor of Apison, TN.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Ackerman Jr.
Per Dan’s request, no services will be held.
Dan’s family would like to give a special “Thank You” to the wonderful nurses that took care of him at Riverside the last few weeks.
Memorial contributions in Dan’s memory may be given to Riverside Methodist Hospital, c/o OhioHealth Foundation, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Dan’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.