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In Memory Of Our Poets

Bill H. Atkins, Jr. - Class Of 1956

Atkins Jr., William (Bill) Harry, 85, a long-time resident of Montgomery, passed away on April 9, 2023. He was born in Carthage, MS to the late Ruby and Harry Atkins. He was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn Webb Atkins and his brothers Larry and Tom Atkins.

He is survived by his brother Cliff (Dawn) Atkins.

Bill was a graduate of Sidney Lanier High School and Troy State University. He retired from the Alabama Air National Guard as Chief Master Sgt. Bill’s passion was fishing and he enjoyed it at every opportunity, whether it was standing beside an old farm pond or on a boat in the ocean.

You are invited to a celebration of Bill’s life on Sunday, May 7, at 2:00 at Greenwood Funeral Home, 909 Lincoln Rd., Montgomery, with interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you do something nice for yourself in Bill’s memory. He would be especially happy if you went fishing.

Posted online on April 25, 2023

Published in Montgomery Advertiser

Service at Greenwood Funeral Home, 909 Lincoln Rd., Montgomery, May 07, 2023, at 2:00 PM