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 Robert Kenneth Atkinson

Robert Kenneth Atkinson

Russell County, Kentucky, USA
Death 6 May 2013 (aged 74)
Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Burial McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 110179632 · View Source
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Obituary for Robert Kenneth Atkinson
Robert Kenneth Atkinson, 74 years of age of Jolo, WV, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013 in Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands, VA. Born November 8, 1938 in Hidalgo, KY, he was the son of the late Henry and Lelia Harman Atkinson. He was a retired coal miner, loved to go to church, hunt, fish and garden. He attended Christ Cathedral in Iaeger, WV and Family Worship at Jolo, WV. Robert was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Henry and Lelia Harman Atkinson, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, ruby Gibson Atkinson of Jolo, WV; daughter, Donna Stacy and husband, Henry of Jolo, WV; sons, Johnny Atkinson and Robert Atkinson and wife Kimberly both of Jolo, WV; sisters, Leadona Turner of KY, Corta Hurt of GA; brother, Jessie Atkinson of Alabama.

He is also survived by one granddaughter, Hannah Stacy and three grandsons, Brandon Stacy, Joshua Stacy and Johnny Atkinson, Jr., all of Jolo, WV.

Funeral services for Robert Kenneth Atkinson will be at Christ Cathedral in Iaeger, WV, Friday, May 10, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Russell King officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery on Wolfpin Road, Jolo, WV.

Roberts family and friends will serve as active and honorary pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the Christ Cathedral in Iaeger, WV, Thursday, May 9, 2013 after 6:00 p.m. with evening services to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be viewed at

The family of Robert Kenneth Atkinson have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.




  • Created by: Vernon Miller
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110179632
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Kenneth Atkinson (8 Nov 1938–6 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110179632, citing Mitchell Cemetery, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Vernon Miller (contributor 47101395) .