Cecil “Craig” Acree 73 of Jacksonville Florida passed away on January 27, 2020 surrounded by his family. Craig was born November 30, 1946 to Cecil and Francis (predeceased) Acree. He grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and was a 1964 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School.
He served in the Army Reserves and was a proud veteran.
Craig was a devoted husband to his wife Kathy (Ballou) Acree for 32 years.
Caring brother to David Acree, Charles (Gaye) Acree, John Acree (predeceased).
Loving Dad to Doug (Korrin) Acree, Paul (Karen) Acree, Kevin (Leah) Acree. Step-Dad to Wendy (Mac) McClellan, Chuck (Mechell ) Stiles, Jeff Stiles, and Kevin Davis.
Doting Papa to Channing (Paul), Josh (Pammy), Molly (Aaron), Alexandra (Kai), Noah, Austin, Skyler, Madelyn (Jake), Cora, Gabriel, and Aria.
Adoring Great Papa to Arick, Michael, and Easton.
Craig was also an uncle, cousin, nephew and beloved friend to all.
Craig was a faithful member of Covenant Presbyterian Church and served as an Elder and Treasurer for many years. Currently a member of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church where he served faithfully and enjoyed singing in the choir.
Craig had a LOVE for the Florida Gators football team. He also enjoyed playing golf, working outdoors, tending to fruit trees, music, loved his cats and being around family.
Craig worked in real estate for many years and recently worked as a custodian for Orange Park Elementary School. The administration, staff, faculty, PFA and especially the students became his extended family at the school.
A celebration of Craig’s life will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 8701 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32244.
Lunch will follow at 420 Edson Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073.
Funeral arrangements and guest book can be found on Web address: [email protected].
Fraser Funeral Home, 8168 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221. For Service Details Kirkwood Presbyterian Church 8701 Argyle Forest Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32244
Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:00 AM
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