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January 16, 2014

Gary Franklin Aker

59; Clarksville

Funeral services for Gary Franklin Aker, 59, Clarksville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, with private burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. He died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at his home following an illness.

 He was born May 29, 1954 in Rushville, to Bill and Beverly Aker. He was a furniture refinisher with Smith Furniture Company in Louisville and a member of Christ’s Community Church of the Nazarene, New Albany. 

Survivors include his mother, Beverly Aker; brothers, Steve Aker and his wife, Debbie, and Scott Aker and his wife, Jodi; and nieces, Carrie Franklin, and Leslie Faas.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Aker.         

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. 

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