LeRoy Verne Ackerman
January 28, 1927 ‒ May 06, 2015
LeRoy Verne Ackerman, age 88, of Lexington, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Country Meadow Care Center in Bellville. He was born on January 28, 1927 in Morrow County to the late Rue and Bessie (Zeger) Ackerman.
LeRoy loved to fish, watch NASCAR, and gold mine out in Arizona. He was a heavy equipment operator for Kokosing Construction and owned his own construction company. LeRoy retired after 35 years with Westinghouse in Mansfield. After High School, LeRoy served his country proudly by joining the Army, he served in WWII with a victory medal and Honorable Discharge. He loved his time living in Arizona and Colorado, and really never wanted to leave the West. Most of all LeRoy enjoyed spending time with his loving family.
He is survived by his children, Verne Ackerman, Mike (Teresa) Ackerman, Kara (Terry) Kick and Lorie Baker; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley (William) Burgett; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will observe a graveside service on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM at North Fork Cemetery in Waterford.
To view this obituary or leave the family a memory, visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Snyder Funeral Homes of Fredericktown are honored to serve the family of LeRoy Verne Ackerman.