Coolidge Henry Ake, 88 of Cherokee passed away Sunday, March 18,2012. Coolidge was born on November 22, 1923 in Concho County, Texas to Jim Henry Ake and Cora Hardin. Coolidge was a Draftsman and worked in aircraft manufacturing for the U.S. Government. Coolidge served his country in the Army Air Corps in World War II. Coolidge loved people and loved to talk.Coolidge is survived by his wife Pearl “Perky” of Cherokee, Texas; his sons, Wayne Ake of Cherokee, Joel Ake and Donna of Clinton, Massachusetts; daughter, Lisa Ake and Fred of Leander, Texas; grandchildren, Jesse Ake, Shayda Bakhshi, and Nicholas Bakhshi; one brother, Leonard Ake and Lupe of Kansas; and two sisters, Alvina and Jimmie. Coolidge was preceded in death by his parents.Funeral services were held graveside on Friday, March 23, 2012, at 2:00 P.M. at the Cherokee Cemetery with Doug Suggs officiating. Visitation was held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel. The family requests that memorials be made to Cherokee Children’s Home. Friends may sign the guest book at: www.blaylockfuneralhome.com. Funeral Services under direction of the Blaylock Funeral Chapel, 1205 South High, San Saba, Texas, 325 372-1114.