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Sidney F. "Sid" Acker, 91, of Easley, husband of the late Emily Smith Acker, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital.
Born in Pickens County, a son of the late John and Nola W. Acker, Mr. Acker was a project engineer for Freeman and Stover Mechanical for a period that spanned over fifty years. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Easley, where he was ordained Deacon Emeritus. He was a veteran of World War II having served with Patton's 87th Army. Mr. Acker was awarded a certificate of commendation by the Belgium Embassy for their liberation of German occupation during the Battle of the Bulge.
Surviving are a son, Sidney F. "Skip" Acker of Fort Worth, TX; a grandson and granddaughter and a great-grandson and a great-granddaughter. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Acker was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.
Memorial services will be at 1:00 PM Monday at First Baptist Church, Easley, with Rev. Dr. John Adams officiating.
The family will receive friends in the narthex of the church immediately following the service.
Private committal services will be held Monday morning in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church, 300 East First Avenue, Easley, SC 29640.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.
Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory - Downtown
305 West Main Street
Easley, SC 29640
Published in The Greenville News on June 8, 2014