|Birth: ||Apr. 10, 1925|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 2006|
Edgar Gleason Atkinson, age 81, of Williamsburg, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 17, 2006, at Reid Hospital.
He was born April 10, 1925, in Monticello, KY., to Henry and Leila Harmon Atkinson and lived in this area since 1950. Edgar was a World War II Army Veteran, attaining the rank of staff sergeant.
He retired from Wells Pontiac as body shop manager after 20 years. He was a member of Ravina Park Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Raines Atkinson, whom he married Feb 17, 1945, in Monticello, Ky.; son Eddie Atkinson and wife Sharon of Nineveh, Ind.; daughter Betty Sullivan and husband Keith of Fountain City; six grandchildren, Brian Atkinson and his wife Amy of Williamsburg, Thomas Atkinson and wife Donna of Nineveh, Ind., Kim Mayberry and husband Richard of Fountain City, Brad and wife Leslie of Savannah, Ga., Jonathon Amyx and wife Darcie of St. Louisville, Ohio, and Duane Amyx and wife Lori of Hiram, Ga.; 10 great-grandchildren, Heather, Dustin, Clayton, Wade Thomas, Blake, Amanda, Jarrett, Kayla, Nathan and Hunter; three sisters, Corda, Ladonna and Ruby; and two brothers, Jesse and Kenneth; and numerous family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers and one sister.
Funeral service for Edgar Gleason Atkinson will be 10 am Friday, Oct. 20, 2006 at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. Gar Meek of the Lighthouse Wesleyan Church officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery.
Wayne County Outlook
Joel Henry Atkinson (1890 - 1976)
Leila W. Harmon Atkinson (1900 - 1960)
Everett Clarence Atkinson*
Ina M Atkinson Polston (1917 - 2005)*
Edgar Gleason Atkinson (1925 - 2006)
Ruby Irene Atkinson Barfield (1927 - 2007)*
Note: Interment 10/20/2006
Plot: Section 32, Lot 71, Grave 1
GPS (lat/lon): 39.82145, -84.92205
Created by: William Roha
Record added: Jul 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73847284