James Champion Ackley

ACKLEY, JAMES CHAMPION, 80, of Louisville, passed away Monday, October 18, 2010 at the V.A. Hospital.

He was a native of Albany, NY, and a graduate of the University of Louisville and a chemist. He worked at Dupont for nine years and General Electric for 32 years and was a member of the GE Elfun Society.

He was a Korean conflict veteran, an infantry and CBR officer, a member of VFW Post 1170 and U of L Cardinal Club.

He was a long time member of Southeast Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his son, James C. Ackley III who died at age 29.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Bonnie Springate; son, David B. Ackley (Kim) of Ft. Myers, FL; daughter, Kimberly Ackley Halbritter (David); twin brother, David L. Ackley of Troy, NY; sister, Evelyn Ackley Gordon of Albany; and four grandchildren, Morgan and Logan Halbritter and Mackenzie and Dalton Ackley.

His funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 22, 2010 at Southeast Christian Church, 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy., with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Thursday from noon-8 p.m. at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Southeast Christian Church or the VA Hospital Hospice.


Funeral Home

Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
3331 Taylorsville Rd.  Louisville, KY 40205

Published in The Courier-Journal from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22, 2010