ROBERT ACKISON, 59, of Ironton, father of Joseph Chandler Ackison of Cross Lanes, W.Va., died January 3 at home. He was a retired yard conductor for CSX Railway. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton; burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation will be two hours before service Monday at the funeral home. www.tracybrammerfh.com.