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Dr. Ora Ray Ackerman

1931 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Dr. Ora Ray Ackerman

Maryville, TN

Dr. Ora Ray Ackerman passed away June 12 , 2018 at the age of 87. Ora was born January 13, 1931 in Pemberton, Minnesota and attended the University of Minnesota and Indiana University where he received the Degree of Doctor of Education. During his 34 years in the mental health field as a Therapist and Administrator, Ora helped change hundreds of lives for the better. He loved flying as a pilot, bird hunting, fishing, golfing, and travelling. At one time he was an Elder and Treasurer for the West Emery Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, TN. He was preceded in death by his son David, and his wife of 45 years, Barbara. Surviving is his wife of 21 years June, son Bruce Ackerman, daughter Cindy Ackerman, 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. To honor Ora's wishes, no public event is planned.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on June 13, 2018
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