Perry Lewis Atkinson 1933 ~ 2004 Our loving father, grandfather, brother and friend, completed his earthly journey and returned to his Heavenly Father on December 30, 2004.Perry was born June 20, 1933 in Franklin, Idaho, to Fredrick C. and Della Schow Atkinson. He was the fifth child in a family of six. He graduated from Preston High School. Married Marlene Walker and had six children. He retired as a Master Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Survived by six children, Randall L. Atkinson (Pamela), Richard P. Atkinson (Becky), Shari L. Lockwood (Steven), Brenda J. White (Russell), Ronald B. Atkinson (Julie) and Robert B. Atkinson; 36 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers Donald Atkinson, Larry Atkinson; sisters Margie Powers, Dorothy Baird. Preceded in death by his mother, father and brother, Stanley. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at 12:00 noon at the LDS Fairfield Ward, 590 West 2000 North, Layton. Friends and family may call from 10:00 to 11:45 a.m. preceding the services. Arrangements by Myers Mortuary, 250 No. Fairfield Rd., Layton. We will always remember our dad as a gentle loving father. We will miss his sense of humor and his jokes. ~Dad, we love you~ Send condolences to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com
Published in the Deseret News on 1/2/2005.