Kenneth D. Atkinson, age 85, of Carthage, Mo., passed away Feb. 16 after a long battle with cancer.
He was born Jan. 6, 1928, in Sebring, Ohio, to Howard and Elsie (Workman) Atkinson.
He was united in marriage to Nancy L. Wariner on Feb. 11, 1954 in Long Beach, Calif. He was a member of Grand Avenue Church of Christ in Carthage.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy, two daughters, Kay M. Atkinson and Cheryl A. Wilson, one son, Michael A. Atkinson, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Church of Christ on Grand Avenue in Carthage, Mo.