Albert D. Acker

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BOWDOINHAM - Albert D. Acker, 89, passed peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019, at his home. He was born in Alfred, Maine, on Sept. 3, 1929, the son of Henry and Mary Acker. He graduated from Sanford High School and retired from the U.S Navy VP 21 after 22 years with the rank of senior chief aviation mate. He was a veteran of both the Korean Conflict and Vietnam war. Following retirement, he served as treasurer/manager of the Bowdoinham Federal Credit Union for 25 years and as selectman of Bowdoinham. He also graduated from New Hampshire College in 1979 with a degree in business.Al Acker was a proud member at the Springvale Masonic Lodge #190 for 67 years, an honorary member of Village Masonic Lodge #26 of Bowdoinham, a member of Post 132 American Legion of Richmond, Maine, Fleet Reserve Association and one of the founding members of the Snowbirds Snowmobile Club. He loved hunting and fishing and doting on his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Beverly Allen Acker; his daughter-in-law, Barbara Acker of Bowdoinham; his children, Edward of Largo, Fla., Kenneth of Scarborough, Douglas (and Laurie) of Gardnerville, Nev.; and Patricia (and David) Acker-Bailey of Mechanicsburg, Pa. In addition, he leaves eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and dear family friends, Dari, Bruce and Jade Hurley.Al also leaves behind his brother, Howard (and Marcia) Acker of Acton, Maine, and New Port Richey, Fla.; and his brother-in-law, Clifford Randall of Shapleigh, Maine.He was predeceased by his son, David (of Bowdoinham); his parents and two sisters, Marjorie Acker Lawrence and Harriet Acker Randall.Burial will be at the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Springvale, Maine. A public celebration of life is to be held at The Kincer Funeral Home at 130 Pleasant St., Richmond, Maine, on March 22, from 4:30-7:30 p.m., with a short memorial at 7 p.m. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Kincer Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.kincerfuneralhome.com

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Kincer Funeral Home
130 Pleasant Street
Richmond, ME 04357
(207) 737-4395
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Mar. 13, 2019
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