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James Franklin "Jim" Atkinson, Sr.

March 11, 1935 October 8, 2019
James Franklin "Jim" Atkinson, Sr.
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Obituary for James Franklin "Jim" Atkinson, Sr.

James Franklin “Jim” Atkinson Sr., age 84, of Doraville, GA, peacefully passed away, Wednesday, October 8, 2019. Funeral services for Jim will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Peachtree Corners Chapel of Crowell Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. Dock Hollingsworth officiating. Burial will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth, GA. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Jim was of the Methodist faith. Jim proudly served in the United States Army. He loved raising his children and also raising children he considered to be his own. Jim was a member of the Lions Club, Masonic Lodge #444 of Chamblee, and the YAARAB Shrine Atlanta, serving in many positions to include the Director of The Director's Staff, where he was known to all Jim “Bob”. Jim spent many of his days running the North Dekalb Youth Athletic Association where he loved impacting the lives of children. 

Jim was born March 11, 1935 in Atlanta, GA to the late Ethan A. and Minor Mae Quick Atkinson. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Linda Lou Atkinson; children, Jamie Lynn Hall and husband Richard, James F. “Bubba” Atkinson Jr., Kenneth Scott Atkinson, and Charles D. Atkinson and wife Irma; eleven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; sister, Odessa Hylton; many nieces and nephews and other extended family.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be sent to YAARAB Shrine Atlanta to the Director Staff in loving memory of Jim “Bob”. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com.

Arrangements entrusted by Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory, 5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092. 770-448-5757.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Oct

6:00 PM 10/10/2019 6:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 10/10/2019 9:00:00 PM
Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners

5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners
5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Peachtree Corners 30092 GA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

11

Oct

2:00 PM 10/11/2019 2:00:00 PM
Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners

5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners
5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Peachtree Corners 30092 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

White Chapel Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

1832 Pleasant Hill Rd
Duluth, GA 30096

1832 Pleasant Hill Rd Duluth 30096 GA
United States
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