Ackison, William David, age 71, passed away on April 22, 2014.

William retired from Ohio Bell after 28 years of service. He was a graduate from Rock Hill H.S. in Ironton, OH. He held both ATP and Helicopter Pilot Certificates. He served 2 years of active duty in the U.S. Navy, 18 years in the Naval Reserves and 12 years until retired as a CWII with the Ohio Army National Guard.

He is preceded in death by his parents William E. and Mary Catherine Ackison, his brother John Ackison and sister Susan Sweeney. Survived by his loving wife, Katherine of 29 years marriage; and his six children: daughters, Denise (Jeff) Childers, Cynthia (Willie) Costello, son, Richard (Melissa) Ackison, daughter, Deborah Ackison, son, Damon (Keri) Ackison. daughter, Deanna (Jason) Craiglow; and step-son, Daniel Zborovsky; grandchildren, Eric, Stacey, Nicholas, Nathan, Royce, Zachary, Tyler, Samuel, Joshua, Pierre, Phillip, Victoria, Gabrielle, and Madison; step grandchildren, Ally and Kyle, great grandsons, Jayden and Mayson; brothers-in-law, Gary R. (Sally) Harding and Stanley R. (Kathy) Harding. Also he is leaving behind two of his most faithful dogs, Aggie and Poppie.

He was a 32nd degree Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Mason, Valley of Cincinnati, member of Grove City Masonic Lodge No. 689 and member of the Grove City Chapter No. 502 O.E.S. He also was a member at Highland Baptist Church.

Family will receive friends at the SCHOEDINGER-NORRIS CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, OH from 10 a.m.-12Noon and 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 with a Masonic Service at 12Noon. Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. with Pastor David Thomas officiating. Inurnment in Wheelersburg, Ohio at a later date.

Contributions in William’s name can be made to the American Lung Association American Lung Association American Lung Association . To leave an online condolence please visit