Alfred Raymond Acree passed away on February 2, 2017 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center with his family by his side. Born June 13, 1934. Al retired from the D.C. Fire Department, worked for NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and numberous other jobs throughout the years. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 276 and the Moose Lodge of Whitefish.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1951 to 1955 and served eleven months in Korea aboard the USS Saipan. He was a member of the USS Saipan CVL-48 Association and served as Vice-President from 2008 until his death.
He married the love of his life, Barbara Agpaoa Coley on December 3, 1965. They lived in New Carrollton, Maryland until 1992, when they moved to Whitefish, Montana.
Al loved to hunt, ski, travel and go camping with friends.
Preceded in death by his parents and brother, George.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara, and his sons: Mitchell of California; and Jamie of Maryland; two grandchildren, sister, Carolyn Harrison (George) of Maryland; brother, John of Michigan; and many relatives living in Maryland, Virginia, Michigan, California and Montana.
On Friday, February 10 at 11:00 a.m., a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Whitefish, MT.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made, in his honor, to Montana Wounded Warriors, 100 Cooperative Way, Suite 100, Kalispell, MT 59901-2386.