ACKLIN, Patricia Reeves of St. Petersburg lost her battle with pancreatic cancer October 27, 2021 at the age of 85. She was born in St. Petersburg, FL. She graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 1954 and attended the University of Florida. She devoted her life to her four children and husband of 63 years, Boyd. She also served her church and community. Patricia was a genuine and loving person who treated everyone whose path she crossed with kindness and respect. Patricia is survived by her husband Ernest Boyd Acklin, Jr.; daughter, Valerie Acklin Cardin; daughter, Victoria Acklin Alderman; son, Christopher Winfield Acklin (Paula); son, Paul Sean Acklin (Erika), eight grandchildren; and nine great-grand-children. Services will be Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 2 pm at First United Methodist Church, 212 3rd Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to honor Patricia are invited to make a donation in her name to Suncoast Hospice or First United Methodist Church.