Curtis C. Ackerman Jr, 87, of Burlington Flats, NY passed away Friday July 23, 2021 in Cooperstown, NY.
Curtis was born on June 13, 1934 in Cooperstown, NY the son of the late Curtis C. and Mable Parker Ackerman Sr.
Curtis is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Joan Snyder Ackerman of Burlington Flats, daughters Debra Ackerman of Burlington Flats, Lynn Ackerman of MA, and Susan E. Ackerman of New Hartford, a son Curtis C. Ackerman III of West Burlington and his wife Susan, grandchildren Max Horowitz, Julia Horowitz, Sara Schallert, Dan Schallert, Meagan (Matt) Blankenship, and Samuel (Emily) Curtis, a brother Fred Ackerman of FL, and a sister Elizabet (Herb) Miller of SC. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
A 1952 graduate of Edmeston Central School, Curtis attended Hartwick College before returning home to work with his father on the family farm. While in Oneonta, he met the love of his life, Joan Snyder. They married on April 20, 1957 in Chatham, NY. They lived on the family farm, raising their children.
Curtis was well known for his collection of antique cars. He and Joan loved driving and sharing them with friends and neighbors. He was most recognized while driving his Model A’s around the area.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday July 27, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, NY. A graveside committal service will immediately follow in Edmeston Union Cemetery. To send condolences, visit www.Delkerterryfh.com, or go to Delker and Terry Funeral Home on Facebook.