Ridout's Trussville Chapel

1500 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL


William Benjamin Atkins III

April 6, 1977June 26, 2020

William Benjamin ATKINS III, age 43, of Pinson, Alabama passed away on Friday June 26, 2020. William was born April 6, 1977. He was preceded in death by his father, William B. Atkins, Jr., grandparents William B. Atkins, Sr, Ola Mae Atkins, John C. Braswell & Jimmie S. Braswell.

He attended The University of Alabama at Birmingham and received his Bachelor & Masters degree. He was an Auburn and Chicago Cubs Fan. He also love his dogs, Panda & Eliza. He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving mother Gayle Atkins, his sister, Lea Ann Presley(David), a special Aunt Muffy, girlfriend Sarah KuyKendall, and host of other loving relatives & friends.

A visitation will be held Monday, June 29, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Ridout's Trussville Chapel, 1500 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235. with graveside services to follow at Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum, 600 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr, Birmingham, AL 35211

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ridoutstrussvillechapel.com for the ATKINS family


  • Visitation

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, June 29, 2020


William Benjamin Atkins III

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Sarah Kuykendall

July 1, 2020

I called Ben yogi bear...
Our date nights consisted of Netflix or whatever else we could find. It was just what two introverts needed. No pretense no expectations just happiness.

Danielle Patrick

June 28, 2020

You were such a sweet and wonderful friend!! You will truly be missed so much.
We shared amazing childhood memories together and I just wanted you to know how thankful I have always been of our friendship. Until we meet again friend!! Rest easy.

Lou Rouviere

June 27, 2020

I have known Ben for 23 years and all I can say is how much I will miss him. He was a true character. But true to himself. I am and always will remain his friend. I love you brother and know you left a lot of good will and memories behind. So until we run up on one another again..........................