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Hixson Moss Bluff

150 Bruce Circle, Moss Bluff, LA

OBITUARY

Ernest Ray Atchison

August 28, 1943July 29, 2020

Ernest Ray Atchison, age 76, of Leesville, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Ernest was born on August 28, 1943 in Leesville, Louisiana.

Ernest graduated from Pickering High School and went on to proudly served in the U.S. Army. Ernest worked as a Conductor for the KCS Railroad until his retirement. He was an avid sportsman who loved hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Melva Peshoff Atchison, grandson, Taylor Reeves, step-son, Joe Grady Peshoff, parents, Ernest Hugh Atchison and Jessie Louise Wilson Atchison, brothers, Tom Atchison and Charles Hugh Atchison, and sister, Nina Belle Atchison.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his two daughters, Ann Atchison Reeves and husband, Gary, and Rayelyn Atchison Parker and husband, Stacy; two step-sons, Bob Peshoff, Rick Peshoff, three brothers, Lloyd Atchison, Dan Atchison, George "Obie" Atchison; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Hixson Funeral Home in Moss Bluff. Graveside service will follow at 11:00 a.m. in Wilson Cemetery in Leesville, Louisiana under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff.

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

  • FAMILY

  • He was preceded in death by his wife, Melva Peshoff Atchison, grandson, Taylor Reeves, step-son, Joe Grady Peshoff, parents, Ernest Hugh Atchison and Jessie Louise Wilson Atchison, brothers, Tom Atchison and Charles Hugh Atchison, and sister, Nina Belle Atchison.


    Those left behind to cherish his memory are his two daughters, Ann Atchison Reeves and husband, Gary, and Rayelyn Atchison Parker and husband, Stacy; two step-sons, Bob Peshoff, Rick Peshoff, three brothers, Lloyd Atchison, Dan Atchison, George "Obie" Atchison; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Services

3 August

Visitation

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Hixson Moss Bluff


Moss Bluff, LA

3 August

Graveside Service

11:00 am

Wilson Cemetery


Leesville, LA

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Richard Guillory

July 31, 2020

My condolences to all the family. I know he will be greatly missed.
Ernest Ray and I worked together for many years. Also hunted and fished together. I considered him to be a good friend and enjoyed the time we worked, fished and hunted together.

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