Dennis R. Atkins Sr.
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Dennis R. Atkins Sr., 92, of Elkview went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at CAMC Memorial with family by his side.
Dennis loved his family and worked hard his entire life to provide for his ten kids. He was a dedicated hunter and fisherman and passed those interest onto his kids. Dennis retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways after 44 years of service and was also a WWII veteran for the United States Army.
He is preceded in death by his wife Juanita D. Atkins, sons Daniel Atkins, Duane (Hoggie) Atkins, daughter Drema Cutlip, parents; Archie and Lala Pearl Asbury Atkins, brothers Archie Atkins Jr., Lionel Atkins, sisters;
Dolores J. Miller, Regina Chestnut, Joann Gibbs, and Peggy Tawney.
He is survived by sons; Dennis Atkins Jr., Darrell (Kay) Atkins, David (Judy) Atkins, Doug Atkins, DJ (Ann) Atkins, Donnie (Shawn) Atkins, and Darrin Atkins, brothers; Curtis (Dorothy) Atkins, Norville (Linda) Atkins, and sisters; Pat (Butch) Moore, Betty (Ray) Newman, Alice (Paul) Jameson, Shirley (Bill) Good, and Carolyn Tawney. Dennis is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Hafer Funeral Home in Elkview, WV with Pastor Lee Swor officiating. Burial will follow at Elk Hills Memorial Park in Big Chimney.
A visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Hafer Funeral Home in Elkview.
Online condolences may be sent to www.haferfuneralhome.net
Arrangements are in the care of Hafer Funeral Home, 50 North Pinch Road Elkview, WV 25071.