Charles A Ackerman III about 1961 – photo provided by Curtis Ackerman

Oct. 8, 1945-Feb. 14, 2007

Charles A. Ackerman III, 61, of El Cajon died Feb. 14, 2007. He was born in Georgia and was an automobile mechanic. He served in the Navy.

Survivors include his sons, Curtis Ackerman of Santee, Chris Ackerman of San Diego, Charles Ackerman of Hawaii and Craig Knaak of Denver; sisters, Jill Klos of El Cajon and Tammy Ackerman of San Diego; brother, Douglas Ackerman of Minnesota; and four grandchildren.

Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow, Greenwood Mortuary, 4300 Imperial Ave., San Diego.

Donations: Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.

Arrangements: Greenwood Mortuary.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Feb. 21, 2007 –