MOLINE-- Chuch Acri, host of the 'Acri Creature Feature' has died. He was 79-years-old.
The Acri family tells News 8 Chuck passed away Saturday June 9, 2018 after battling cancer. He had been in hospice care in Texas over the past few weeks.
Acri was a Saturday staple for decades on WQAD News 8 with the "Acri Creature Feature.' The classic and cult horror show was broadcasted in the Quad Cities and surrounding local TV markets.
Acri was also a successful businessman, founding The Acri Company, a Milan home improvement business.
Visitation will be at Van Hoe Funeral Home in East Moline.