William Donald Atkins
December 15, 1935 – January 8, 2020
William Donald Atkins, 84, died unexpectedly on Wednesday January 8, 2020. William is the son of the late Ruth (High) and Jennings Dorsey Atkins. His wife, Hazel B. Atkins, predeceased him in February 1993. His granddaughter, Lisa Atkins, also preceded him in death.
Left to remember William are his daughter; Kimberley (Atkins) Reid and her husband Bruce and his son; Gary Atkins. His grandchildren; Ashley Abernathy and Carter Reid are grieving the loss of their grandfather. William leaves behind his brothers; Michael J. Atkins and Timothy T. Atkins and his wife Harriett.
The family will gather to remember William at 1:00 PM on Monday January 13, 2020 at Flint Groves Baptist Church, 2017 E. Ozark Street, Gastonia. The burial will be done privately.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations are made to remember his wife, Hazel, to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, D.C. 20090-8018 or www.lls.org.
Fond memories of William and condolences for the family may be made at www.carothersfuneralhomedallas.com.
Carothers Dallas Funeral Home is honored to serve the Atkins family during this difficult time.
- Gathering of Family and Friends Monday, January 13, 2020