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James Atkinson

March 15, 1936 ~ July 7, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

Dillman-Scott Funeral Home

 

James Lee Atkinson, 85, of Bedford Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at IU Hospice House in Bloomington, Indiana.  he was born in Paoli, Indiana on March 15, 1936, to Clarence “Hop” and Nellie Cornwell Atkinson. James married Judith Long on May 28, 1960, and she preceded him in death.

 

James was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Kelly, and Gene Atkinson.

 

He was a member of the Newton Stewart Lodge #432, Bedford Boat & Sportsman Club, Bedford Eagles Lodge #654, and an avid member of Fisherman & Musician.

 

James was in US Air Force and Korean War Veteran.

 

Survivors include:

 

Sons:

                Patrick Atkinson                                                                                                                Mitchell, Indiana

 

 

2-Grandsons; Grand Taylor Harl, and Ethan Collier also survive James Lee Atkinson.

               

 

 

Cremation was chosen.

 

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Monday, July 12, 2021, with a Celebration of Life to follow at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home located at 226 W. Campbell St. Paoli IN 47454.

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
July 12, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Celebration of Life
Monday
July 12, 2021

1:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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