David Atkins

David Lee Atkins Sr.

Monday, June 5th, 1944 - Monday, April 22nd, 2019
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David Lee Atkins, Sr., 74, of Salem, passed away peacefully at his home on April 22, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Omar and Mary Atkins; sister, Patricia Sellers, and brothers, Jack and Michael Atkins.

He is survived by wife, Kay; sons, David Atkins, Jr. and Erin Barger; daughters, Chelsea Skelley and Kimberly Marshall; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. His pride and joy were his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and our extended family who knew him as “Pops”. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In honoring his wishes, no services will be held. An online guestbook is available for family and friends by visiting
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Posted at 09:54am
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life to a perfect earth, where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

Greg Kuetemeier

Posted at 03:18pm
He was a father figure, a mentor and a friend. He helped to mold me into the man I am today, and for that I will be forever grateful. Love you Pop

Thomas Widgeon

Posted at 06:46pm
Sorry For Your Loss
Jesus Christ Loves Me
We Love You

Betty McCrary

Posted at 12:54pm
Kay and family
I am so sorry to learn of Dave's death. I know you will miss him greatly. Please take care.
Betty McCrary

linda meador

Posted at 12:13pm
So sorry to read this in am paper. He was one of my MARINE buddies. Will always remember our summer camps. Larry Meador


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