James E. Aker, 71 of Opelika, Alabama, formerly of Cincinnati, OH died Saturday, August 13, 2011. A memorial service will be held in Cincinnati at a later date. Mr. Aker was born January 5, 1940 in Cincinnati, OH. He is the son of the late Wiley and Marie Hennessy Aker. Mr. Aker served in the U.S. Navy and was retired from the Cincinnati Enquirer after 35 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Aker of Opelika, AL, three sons, Brian Aker and wife Tracy of Cincinnati, OH, Kevin Aker and wife April of Opelika, AL, Keith Aker and wife Amy of Cincinnati, OH, seven grandchildren, Bradley, Steven, Samantha, Stephanie, Ryan, Sarah and Laura. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Opal Althoefer, sister and brother-in-law, Jana and David Bloemer all of Cincinnati, OH.
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