Acy Eugene Folsom, age 85, died Wednesday, September 15th at
home following a courageous battle with cancer that lasted over
twelve years. He was born in Adel, Georgia.
Acy was predeceased by his parents Acy Clifford and Lula Mae
Folsom, his son Clifford Lee Folsom; brother John Henry Folsom;
sisters Laverne Giddons, Blanche Smith, and Odelle Pope.
Acy is survived by his loving wife, Barbara of 64 years, two
daughters Kathy (Robert) Thomas, Kim (Keith) Wilson; six
grandchildren; Lee Folsom, Adam Peterson, Robbie Thomas,
Nick Peterson, Sara Thomas, Josh Peterson and numerous great
Acy was a member of the United States Air Force for twenty
years. He served in Korea, Hurlburt Field, France, and went back
to Eglin where he made Okaloosa County his and his family’s
home. He also was a charter educator at Bay Area Vocational
Technical School in Fort Walton for twenty two years. He taught
Marine and Small Engine Mechanics. After retirement he opened
“Acy’s Fix-it” until health forced him to retire for the third time.
Acy was a member of New Bethel United Methodist Church
where served on many committees. He loved both his family and
his church family.
The funeral service will be held at New Bethel United Methodist
Church Saturday September 18th at 11:00 A.M. The family will
start receiving friends at 10:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Old
Bethel Cemetery. Arrangements are by Brackney Funeral Home.