Christopher Acklin, Jr., aslo know 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 Johns 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. Linenmuth.He will be missed and loved forever because of our Love through Jesus Christ. Love the 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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