Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Obituary - Michael Dwain Ackerley

Michael "Mike" Dwain Ackerley, 78, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, passed from this life on March 12, 2022. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Mike was born in Jacksonville, Florida on September 30, 1943, the oldest of two boys to James Melvin and Melvin "Mel" Jane (Moles) Ackerley. He graduated from Riverview Gardens High School in St. Louis, MO. 

He then attended the University of Missouri obtaining Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering. Mike worked as a Professional Engineer, primarily in the petroleum industry, for 40 years in Houston, Tulsa, and Kansas City.

He is survived by his brother, Gary Ackerley (Diana); children: Stephanie Casida (David) and Stephen Ackerley (Lori); grandchildren: Connor Casida (Sierra), Cameron Casida, Nicholas Ackerley, Matthew Ackerley, and Luke Ackerley; and nieces, Brooke and Lauren Ackerley.

Arrangements are under the direction of Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian, Missouri.

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