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Troy Carroll Atkinson, Sr
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Birth: May 30, 1893
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1983
Marion County
South Carolina, USA

Son of David Julius and Emma Jane Waller Atkinson, Troy married Evie Rowell on April 19, 1916.

MARION - Troy Carroll Atkinson Sr., 90, retired farmer, businessman and civic leader, died Wednesday.

Born in Marion County, he was a son of the late David Julius and Emma Waller Atkinson.

In 1953, Mr. Atkinson and his late wife were honored as "South Carolina Master Farm Family of the Year" by Clemson University Extension Service and 'Progressive Farmer' magazine. He served on the founding executive board of the Marion County Memorial Hospital, the State Board of Directors of the South Carolina Farm Bureau, the Marion County Agriculture Committee, the 4-H Club Advisory Committee, and the Marion County Forestry Board. He was a trustee of Rains High School and a member and deacon of Reedy Creek Baptist Church.

Mr. Atkinson was a former representative of the Virginia-Carolina Chemical Co., and the Hartsville Fertilizer Co.

He was listed in 'Who's Who in the South'.

Surviving are sons, David Julius Atkinson and Troy Carroll Atkinson, Jr. of Marion; daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Hall of Silver Spring, Md., Mrs. Miriam Donovan of Cinnaminson, N.J., Mrs. Gwendolyn McCurdy of Philadelphia, Pa., and Mrs. Olive Nissen of Marion; a sister, Miss Edith Atkinson of Mullins; 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Reedy Creek Baptist Church, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Published in The State, December 1983 
Family links: 
  David Julius Atkinson (1860 - 1929)
  Emma Jane Waller Atkinson (1862 - 1948)
  Evelyn Cornelia Rowell Atkinson (1896 - 1973)
  David Julius Atkinson (1917 - 2007)*
  Dorothy Jeanette Atkinson Hall (1918 - 2012)*
  Troy Carroll Atkinson (1923 - 1994)*
  Lula Virginia Atkinson Shelley (1883 - 1949)*
  William Joseph Atkinson (1885 - 1972)*
  Mary Elizabeth Atkinson Smith (1888 - 1924)*
  Boyd Atkinson (1890 - 1968)*
  Troy Carroll Atkinson (1893 - 1983)
  Pearlie Atkinson (1895 - 1909)*
  Emma Leona Atkinson (1898 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
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Troy Carroll Atkinson, Sr
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