Ray Ackerman, 90, departed this life on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Service: 3 p.m. Monday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel. Interment: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: begins at 2 p.m. Memorials: May be sent to Odyssey Hospice or First Baptist Church Colleyville. Ray was born June 26, 1923, in Venus, the son of Thomas S. Ackerman and Ruby Mae Morris Ackerman. Ray was a World War II
veteran of the United States Air Force
and retired after 40 years with Southwestern Bell. Ray accepted the Lord, Jesus Christ, as his personal Savior, served as a deacon and volunteered his time working in the church until his health failed. He was married to the love of his life, Dayne Henderson, for 70 years. Survivors: Wife, Dayne; daughter, Dorothy Roe Fitch and husband, Mal; son, J.T. Ackerman and wife, Judy; brother, T.G. Ackerman; granddaughters, Cindy Reddoor, Deana Eiland, Vanessa Henkelman and Lindsey Ackerman; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.