Jack Atkinson

Obituary of Jack Edward Atkinson

Jack E. Atkinson, 82, of Salem went home to be with the Lord Thursday, March 19, 2020. He was preceded by his son, Jack E. Atkinson, Jr.; father, Eldridge Maurice Atkinson; and a son-in-law, Bill Brogan. Jack was a dedicated grandfather and great grandfather. He retired from ITT after 44 years of service. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Nancy Atkinson; daughters, Elizabeth Darlene Brogan, Susan (Rodger) Thurlow; grandchildren, Michael, Tammy, Rickey (Angela) and Nichole (Bernard); numerous great grandchildren; and numerous other children who considered him grandpa. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Aimees Farm Animal Sanctuary aimeesfarmanimalssanctuary.com; or to a charity for Wildlife Preservation. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road by Pastor Jeff Gardner. Interment will follow in East Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Simpson Funeral Home. 366-0707
Saturday
21
March

Receive Friends

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Simpson Funeral Home
5160 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Sunday
22
March

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Simpson Funeral Home
5160 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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