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1932 James 2024

James “Pug” Acres

February 14, 1932 — May 8, 2024

James “Pug” Acres, 92 of Noblesville died early Wednesday morning May 8, 2024. He was born in Elwood on February 14, 1932 to Harley C. and Margaret (Sullivan) Acres. James married Florence Frazier in December of 1950. She preceded him in death last year.

James was a hard worker. He retired from Excello / Textron in Elwood after 30 years of employment. During his career he worked as a tool and die maker and eventually became the supervisor. He attended the Elwood Presbyterian church. James and Florence spent more than 10 years enjoying the scenery as they traveled all 49 states.

Survivors include his five children: Brenda Drake of Fishers, John Acres of Las Vegas, Jerry Acres of Noblesville, Barbara Moser of California and Jill Acres of Las Vegas. James has 12 grand children, 21 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Anna Cain, Margaret Ellis, Harley Acres, Henry Acres and George Acres.

James had a strong faith and was looking forward to not only being reunited with his wife and greeted by other family members and friends including two of his grandchildren, Allison Drake and Ashley Hardey.

Burial will occur in the Elwood City Cemetery with a private family graveside service. Rev. Philip Votaw will preside.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home is honored to assist the Acres family.

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