Ervin Boyd “EB” Ackerman,
74, the beloved husband of Gloria D. Ackerman, went home to be with the
Lord on Friday morning, November 7, 2014, at his residence.
Mr. Ackerman was born the
son of Ervin Watson Ackerman and Myrtle Lucille Martin Ackerman on October
21, 1940 in Williamsburg County. He was a member of The Christian
Fortress. He enjoyed singing and was a member of the Little Red Barn
He was an avid hunter and
EB and Gloria were
married on October 31, 1978 and celebrated 36 years together. Their
home was blessed with four children: Jerry Lynn Kellis, Ronald C.
(Martha) Helton, Dana A. (Tonya) Helton, Shawn (Ted) Woodell; five grandchildren,
Jessica Floyd, Dana (Tidus) May, Danny Helton, Ken Morris, and Hannah Helton;
and three great-grandchildren, Anna May, Lawton May, and Madlynn Floyd.
He also leaves behind: a brother, Joe H. (Debbie) Ackerman; three
sisters, Argerine A. (George) Blakely, Delloris A. Hill, Diane A. (Dennis)
Mills; and loved like a brother, Talmadge Drawdy.
He was predeceased
by: his parents; and two brothers, Robert A. Ackerman and Dewitt
A Home Going Celebration
will be 2PM, Sunday, November 9, 2014, at The Christian Fortress.
Interment will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery directed by the Andrews
Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Geraldine
Bednego and Rev. Steve Wilson.
Visitation will be
6-8PM, Saturday, November 8, 2014, in the sanctuary of The Christian Fortress.
McKenzie Funeral Home
is honored to serve the Ackerman Family.