1LT William A. Ackermann was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/12/2019 at the age of 90.8
Asheville, NC
Flight Class 55-I
Date of Birth 01/15/1929
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 131 SAC in 66-67, I CAC in 66-67
Call sign in Vietnam KINGFISH
This information was provided by Michelle Pollu

More detail on this person: William "Bill" Ackermann Asheville - Having filled his "dash" with a distinguished military career and adventures to all fifty states and seven continents, William (Bill) Anthony Ackermann bypassed all security checkpoints to begin his final adventure to the 8th continent of Heaven, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Mildred and Anthony Ackermann, as well as one daughter, Roxanne. He is survived by his wife, Martha; sister, Mitzi and her husband, Jack; daughters, Michelle, Sherri and her husband Don, and Renee; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three nephews; one niece and three great-nieces. A Funeral Service will Military Honors will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, December 18 in the Chapel of the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 19 in the Health Care Chapel of Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community, 1617 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project ( or to AMVETS National Service Foundation ( Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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