MOUNT VERNON — Carroll Ackerman, 65, of Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009, at his home.
He was born Aug. 28, 1943, in Mount Vernon to Alton Ackerman and Dorothy (Beheler) Waxler. Carroll worked as an independent milk truck driver and also worked for Kroblin Trucking.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 34 years, Deborah (Turner) Ackerman; two sons, Wayne Allen (Viki) Ackerman of Ocala, Fla., and Michael (Melody) Lahmon of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Stacey (Myron) Berger of Howard; his mother; a sister, Cheryl (David) Crates of McComb; and five grandchildren, Greg (Kristina) Ackerman, Jarrod Gump, Heather (Dwayne) Stevens, Tyler Berger and Ashley Ackerman; and his canine companion, Lucie.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Paula Ackerman; his father; and stepfather, Paul Waxler.
The family will observe a private memorial service at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Carroll Ackerman.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lions Club of Mount Vernon, c/o Mary Bumpus, 1007 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.