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James Brian Ackley

James Brian Ackley, 80, of Butler, passed away on April 14, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Wildwood, N.J., and a son of the late Edward and Dorothy Long Ackley.
Mr. Ackley graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1961, and went on to earn his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology. He used his education to its fullest, working 37 years as a civilian with the U.S. Army, three years with Remington Arms, and for the last 15 years with the State of Tennessee.
He is remembered as an honorable man, loving husband, and good father.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James Brian Ackley Jr., and his brother, Edward Michael Ackley.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Langley Ackley.
A memorial service will be held for Mr. Ackley at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 212 Sunset Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family via www.morrisbaker.com
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Ackley family.