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Martin Luther Ackerman III

September 14, 1962 — April 13, 2024

Moncks Corner

Martin Luther Ackerman III

Martin Luther Ackerman III, died on April 13, 2024, at the home of his sister in Charleston. He was born on September 14, 1962 in Walterboro, SC, a son of Martin Luther Ackerman, Jr. and Lida Mae Johnston Bates Ackerman. 

Martin grew up in Moncks Corner, attended Berkeley County Schools, and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Computer Science. Most of his professional career was spent in Columbia with Policy Management Systems and its successors as a computer programmer. Most recently, Martin worked remotely for Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance. He was well respected in his filed. 

Martin was well read across many genres. He particularly enjoyed history and sports. While in high school, he wrote sports articles for his hometown newspaper, "The Berkeley Democrat."

Martin was predeceased by his parents and his brother, William "Bill" J. Bates. He is survived by his sister, Susan Mary Ackerman; sister-in-law, Cheryl Bates; nieces: Amy Bates Windfield (Jason), Lauren Bates Lynn (Stephen) and Elliott Bates Cooper (Paul); five great-nephews; and two great-nieces.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at the historic Biggin Church Cemetery, Hwy 402, Moncks Corner, SC at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel. 

Donations may be made in Martin's memory to Biggin Cemetery at www.biggincemetery.com. Checks with Martin Ackerman on the memo line may be mailed to: Biggin Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 1031, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
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