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 Harold L. Atkins

Harold L. Atkins

Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 84)
Kentucky, USA
Burial Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 100012477 · View Source
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Harold L. Atkins, 84 years of age, of Somerset, Kentucky, departed this life and entered into eternal peace on Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on April 16th, 1928 in Ludlow, Pennsylvania, son of the late Preston and Alma Troutner Atkins.

Harold was a United States Navy veteran and later worked in the supply branch of the Air Force and the Air Force Logistics Command at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, also doing consulting work through Logtec, Inc. before retiring.

He served his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in many ministry capacities over the years, including song leader, youth director, and in seniors outreach ministries among other things. He loved to sing and continued to do so until his death.

Harold was survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Willena Weddle Atkins of Somerset, Kentucky; one son, David (and Judy) Atkins of Linton, Indiana; three brothers Howard (and Jackie) Atkins of Jamestown, New York, Myron (and Emma) Atkins of Tipp City, Ohio, and William 9and Viola) Atkins of Jamestown, New York; one sister Nancy Olson of Gastonia, North Carolina, one sister-in-law, Olive Dawes of Nancy, Kentucky; numerous nephews and nieces; and a host of other family and friends who mourn his passing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Preston and Alma Atkins; and seven other brothers and sisters.

Visitations were held on Sunday, November 4th, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Pulaski Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky.

Funeral services were held on Monday, November 5th, 2012 in the Chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Burnett of Trinity Fellowship officiating.

Burial followed in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset, Kentucky. Military honors were conducted by the American Legion Post No#38 Honor Guard.


If you could see me now you wouldn't shed a tear, Though you may not understand why I'm no longer there. Remember my spirit, that is the real me because I'm still very much alive, I've just been set free. Oh, if you could only see!

I have held our Father's face and I've touched my Savior's hand. All of Heaven's angels rejoiced as I entered the promised land. Beyond the gates of pearl I've walked on the golden streets.

I've touched the walls of jasper and dipped my foot in the crystal sea. The beauty is beyond words and nothing could compare, I've even seen our Lords mansion and someday I'll meet you there. Let Jesus be your guide because "His Word" will show you the way. So please don't cry because we will meet again someday.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100012477
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harold L. Atkins (16 Apr 1928–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100012477, citing Lakeside Memorial Gardens, Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Cadmus (contributor 46987840) .