Ronald Atkinson

Ronald Atkinson left us at the age of 85 to be with his heavenly Father on Saturday, March 9, 2013. He was born Feb. 21, 1928, in Susanville, Calif.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 40 years, Lois Atkinson; his children, Cheryl May (Buddy), Linda Verrengia (Skip), Karen Johnson, Laura Collins (Mitchell), Pam Spencer (Monty) and John Traxler (Jennifer); and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was an amazing husband and father, and will be greatly missed.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at College Park Baptist Church, 1990 Jagerson Ave.