HUGOTON — David Carl Ackerman, 77, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at Stevens County Hospital in Hugoton.

He was born July 14, 1941, in Pratt to Matthew and Dorothy (Holden) Ackerman.

He grew up in Kinsley. He joined the U.S. Navy in August 1960 and served four years. For the last 50 years, he has lived in Hugoton.

He was co-owner of the local Sears Catalog Store in Hugoton for 26 years.

He is survived by three children, Samantha Hancock of Topeka, Shannon Nordyke of Hugoton, and Mark Ackerman of Moultrie, Ga.; brothers, Ronald Ackerman and Larry Ackerman; sisters, Bette Ryan, Joan Wilson, Brenda Haskell and DeeAnn Jones; and seven grandchildren.

A memorial has been established for Hugoton FFA Alumni, in care of Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.

A private family service will be held at a later date.