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Jerry V. Acrea

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Jerry V. Acrea, 67, Cloverdale, died Feb. 3, 2012, in Hendricks Regional Health.

Jerry was born Dec. 7, 1944, in Hillsboro, Ill., to the late Virgil and Nelda (Riggs) Acrea.

He graduated from Garfield High School in Terre Haute and attended Indiana State University and Rose Hulman Institute.

Jerry worked for 35 years as a civil engineer for various railroads, including New York Central, Penn Central, Conrail and CSX.

In addition, he was a member of Gracepoint Church, NRA and the International Blue Grass Music Association, and was a part of Rolling Thunder Promotions. 

Survivors include his wife, Barbara (Hammer) Acrea, to whom he was united in marriage June 10, 2004; children, Douglas Acrea of Columbus, Ohio, Chelsea Wyatt of Plainfield and Eric Levin (Brandi) of Martinsville; sister Marilyn Acrea of Terre Haute; and grandchildren Emily Acrea, Ryan Acrea, Sheldon Wyatt, Mandolin Acrea and Nolan Levin. 

The funeral service will begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, Mooresville, with calling there from 5 p.m.

The committal service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 in Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gracepoint Church, New Whiteland, Ind.

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