Charles Hewlett Ackley, 83, of Middletown, DE and formerly of Lake Wood, CO, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE.
Born on September 10, 1929 in Mineola, NY, he was the son of the late Mildred (Bucknam) and Harry E. Ackley.
Charles dedicated and devoted many years as the owner of a passport/visa service in NY. Following the sale of his business, he and his wife, Leila, moved to Lake Wood to be closer to their daughter and within the past two years relocated to Middletown.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Leila (Turner) Ackley; two sons, Mark Bucknam Ackley and Charles “Chip” Turner Ackley and his wife, Deanne; a daughter, Stacey Maniatis and her husband, George, with whom he and Leila lived and four beautiful grandchildren.
All services are private.