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925 S 27th Street
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Gary A.
Acton

September 18, 1942 – October 29, 2018

Gary Acton
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Gary A. Acton died on October 29, 2018 at his home from cancer.
Gary was born on September 18, 1942 to Lowell and Annabel Jolly Acton in Colfax, Iowa. After graduating from the University of Iowa, he was hired by Eastern Montana College Department of English where he taught from September 1966 to May 2014. He served in Vietnam in Army artillery in 1969, was wounded and was presented the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, (Martha) Jo Acton of Billings and his brother Jon Acton of Indianola, Iowa.
Graveside military honors will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel, MT. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.

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Service Information

When
Friday, November 9th, 2018 10:00am
Location
Yellowstone National Cemetery
Address
55 Buffalo Trail Road
Laurel, MT

Affiliations


  • Bronze Star

  • Purple Heart Award from the U.S. Military