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Christopher Penn Acklin, Jr.

Christopher Penn Acklin, Jr.
  • September 15, 1931 - November 30, 2016
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Hospice of Charleston
    4975 LaCross Road, Ste. 200
    North Charleston, SC 29406-6531
  • or
  • Samaritan's Purse
    PO Box 3000
    Boone, NC 28607

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“RIP my brother. You are missed every day. I miss talking to you most every week. I am amazed at the things in our lives that you recalled so...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Evelyn Glover - Norfolk, VA

“My brother, may he rest in Peace, was a unique person who loved anything about nature. He was a faithful son to our mother, watching over her until...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Evelyn Glover - Norfolk, WV

“I will miss our talks on the phone terribly , and I will miss you terribly . Your loving cousin Florence ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Florence Carter - Beech island, SC

“Sure miss calling him on the phone. The last meal I made him was chicken pot pie, but he never got to eat any of it. My brother was a private person...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Elizabeth Bowick - James Island, SC

“I know he is resting in peace, but still miss him. If I needed to see what was happening with the weather, I would call him and he would tell me how...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Ada Glover - Johns Island, SC

Christopher Acklin, Jr., also known as Chris or C.P. of Johns Island, South Carolina, died Wednesday, November 30, 2016. He was in Hospice care. His Memorial Service will be held Thursday, December 29, 2016 in J. HENRY STUHR., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow in Bethany Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Chris was the eldest of the late Major C.P. Acklin, Sr. and Winona May Weeks Acklin. He was born September 15, 1931 in Charleston, SC. He graduated from Johns Island High School and joined the Navy during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged from the service in 1955, he then attended The Citadel. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He retired from the Naval Supply Center, where he received awards for his service during his tenure. He enjoyed many hobbies during his life time, fishing, photography, hunting, and collecting items of interest. His interest in Ornithology allowed him to spend many hours at his dining room window watching for that rare bird. Meteorology was his life long interest and he would keep records of the rain fall in his area for the local weather bureau.

He is survived by his four sisters, Ada Acklin Glover of Johns Island, SC, Evelyn J. Glover of Norfolk, VA, Addie P. Wollam of Johns Island, SC, and Elizabeth Acklin Bowick with spouse Clancy Bowick of James Island, SC, numerous nephews and nieces along with a Dear cousin, Flo Carter of Beech Island, SC. Chris was predeceased by his sister, Barbara L. Lindenmuth. He will be missed and loved forever because of our Love through Jesus Christ. Love Your Family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Charleston, 4975 LaCross Road, Ste. 200, North Charleston, SC 29406 or Samaritan's Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

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