LCDR Clifton Harold “Kip” Acre, US NAVY (Ret.)

LCDR Clifton Harold “Kip” Acre, US NAVY (Ret.), 86 passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019.  Kip was born in Port Allegany, PA to the late Linford Clifton and Dorothy Lillibridge Acre.  As a retired Navy veteran of 27 years, he was stationed throughout the world and United States and has been a resident of Orange Park since 1972 after following orders to Rota, Spain.  After his Navy career, Mr. Acre continued working as a civil contractor for an addition 20 years before retiring.  He was a faithful husband, father, brother, and dear friend and neighbor.

Mr. Acre is survived by his wife of over 65 years, Jackie Acre, daughter, Laurie (Joe) Johnson, brother, Carlton Acre, sister, Frances Ludwig and also by his faithful companion “Buddy”.

Graveside Services will be held 12:30 PM Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Jacksonville National Cemetery with US Navy Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org or K-9s for Warriors, https://www.k9sforwarriors.org/donate.

Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Family and friends may share their condolences at: www.RHRFH.com 904-284-7720

 

 

Directions to Jacksonville National Cemetery

 Enter I-295 N toward Savannah to north of I-10

Take Exit 32 , turn left at Lem Turner Road, go 5 miles

Turn right on Lannie Road, go 3 miles

Jacksonville National Cemetery will be on your left

4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, Fl  32218

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