The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

April 13, 2014

Tommy Atkinson was a U.S. Air Force veteran


Sunday, April 13, 2014 — James Thomas “Tommy” Atkinson, 78, of Norwood, died Friday morning, April 11, 2014, at Trinity Place in Albemarle.

Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Porter Community Cemetery. The Rev. Nathan W. Fox will officiate.

Tommy was born October 30, 1935, in Rowan County. He was son of the late James A. “Pete” Atkinson and Mary Poplin Atkinson.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force honorably discharged after four years of service and was a retiree of Collins and Aikman.

Tommy will be loving remembered as a humble, kind soul.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Jones Atkinson, and a sister, Ruth Cuddy.

Survivors include his sister, Maxine Reid and husband Jack of Norwood; two nephews; and three nieces.

Memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice,1024 Albemarle Road, Suite 904, Troy, NC 27371

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