|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1946|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 1967|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Pfc. John F. Atkinson Jr., 21, of 507 Fayette Blvd., was killed in action Nov. 6 in Quang Nam, Republic of Vietnam.
He enlisted in the Marine Corps in May, 1965, and had been in Vietnam since Sept. 21.
He formerly was a student at Nottingham High School.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Laura Atkinson; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Atkinson Sr.; three brothers, Paul H., Michael R. and Mark R. Atkinson; three sisters, Mrs. Cheryl Smith, Miss Cindy Louise Atkinson, and Miss Billie June Atkinson; his paternal grandmother; his maternal grandfather; one nephew; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are by Fairchild and Meech Funeral Chapel, DeWitt.
THE POST-STANDARD, Syracuse, N.Y.,
Friday. Nov. 10, 1967
Military services for Private First Class John F. Atkinson, 21, of 507 Fayette Blvd., who was killed a week ago in action in Vietnam, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens.
Pvt. Atkinson attended Nottingham High School and enlisted in the Marine Corps May, 1965. He had been in Vietnam since Sept. 21. Pvt. Atkinson was killed in Quang Nam, Republic of Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Laura Allen Atkinson; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Atkinson Sr.; three brothers, Paul H., Michael R. and Mark R. Atkinson; three sisters, Mrs. Cheryl Smith and the Misses Cindy Louise Atkinson and Billie June Atkinson; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Etta Atkinson of Beaver Falls, Pa. and his maternal grandfather, Ivan Anthony of East Liverpool, Ohio.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Fairchild and Meech DeWitt Chapel, 4810 Erie Blvd. East.
THE POST-STANDARD. Syracuse, N.Y.,
Wednesday, Nov. 15,1967
White Chapel Memory Gardens
New York, USA
Plot: Last Supper, Lot 189B
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