William Lynn Acker, age 72, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012. William was born April 24, 1940 in Gordo, Alabama to Walter and Anna Mae (Breaden) Acker. He enjoyed long hours fishing and being outdoors in nature. He is preceded in death by his wife of 24 years Christine and his parents. Survivors include his son Christopher Acker and wife Anna; one daughter Renee Aubert and husband Roger; two step daughters Joann Todd and Cathy Yarbrough; four brothers Claiborne Acker, Thomas Earl Acker, David Acker, and Larry Acker; one sister Lear Mae Acker; eight grandchildren Dara Mann, Christina Todd, Michael Collins, Jordan Yarbrough, Josh Yarbrough, Audra Aubert, Erin Aubert, and Spencer Aubert ; eleven great grandchildren Amber, Justin, Kayla, Tristen, Taylor, Alex, Trevor, Brandy, Kalob, Lucas, and Joseph. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Hardage-Giddens Town & Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32205 with Pastor Tim McDaniel officiating.