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John O. Atkinson

July 22, 1942 September 18, 2017
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John O. Atkinson, born July 22, 1942, passed away September 18, 2017 at the Rosiclare Rehab Care Center being 75 years of age. He professed Jesus Christ as his Savior. John born in Pope County grew up in Brownfield. His parents were Jesse and Blanche Swinford Atkinson.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1962 – 1964, married Phyllis J. Goolsby and born to them were Johnny Dewayne, Harold Deneen, Kelly Denise, Spencer Lee and Diana Lynn who died in infancy. John is survived by his four children, eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Duncan of Golconda, and Beulah (Jack) Hayden of Rosiclare.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one child, one grandchild, three brothers, and one sister.
Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. on September 23, 2017 at Cowsert Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Paul C. Rowan Post 571. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm on Friday September 22, 2017 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL.

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Visitation

Friday

22

Sep

5:00 PM 9/22/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/22/2017 8:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Graveside

Saturday

23

Sep

11:00 AM 9/23/2017 11:00:00 AM
Cowsert Cemetery

Rte 146
Elizabethtown, IL 62931

Cowsert Cemetery
Rte 146 Elizabethtown 62931 IL
United States
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