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Dr. Robert Henry Ackerson, Age 97
Of Rockledge, Florida Passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017
He was born on March 16, 1920 in Freeport, Long Island, New York
Robert spent most of his adult life working as a Mathematics Professor in Universities across the country. He also worked for RCA in Brevard County during the "Space Race" era of the 1960's.
He is survived by:
Elizabeth Sharon Ackerson Hudson (daughter), Robert Langford Ackerson (son) & his wife Sallie
Brenda Johnson (step-daughter) & her husband Bob
Grandchildren Warren & his wife Lindsay, greatgrandchildren Haley & Ethan
Grandchildren Marci, Natalie & her husband Reid
Beverly Groseclose (stepdaughter) & her husband Edward
Grandchildren Staci & Tim Dyce, Bobbie & Gary Miller, Rebecka & Marc Van Heden
Jim Greathouse (stepson) & His wife Marilyn
Grandchildren Chelsea & her husband Corey, Alexis & her husband Mike, Zachary, Matthew & Luke
Services will be on Wednesday April 26 at The Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, 5950 South US Highway 1, Rockledge, FL 32955, (321)636-8943
Viewing will be from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. The Service will start at 2:00, followed by the Interment.
Robert will be deeply missed by all of us, who loved him dearly. He was a quiet, unassuming and kind man. Always willing to help anyone in need, he had a gift of understand our problems. We all remember when Bob was married to Mildred, the love of his life. They made everyone feel welcome in their home. God has blessed us all to have known him. May he rest in Peace