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Obituary for Nelson Atkinson

Nelson E Atkinson, age 84 years, of Peebles, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at the Clermont Mercy Hospital, in Batavia, Ohio.

Nelson was born in Hagerstown, Indiana, on March 26, 1933, the son of the late Charles Atkinson and Ruth Anderson Atkinson. Nelson joined the United States Air Force, after graduating high school, and served during the Korean Conflict. Nelson was employed by General Electric, as an engine technician. Nelson was also involved with the Boeing Saturn 5 Project. Nelson attended the Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his parents, Nelson was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Mathison Atkinson, and his son, Scott Atkinson.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Glasgow Atkinson, whom he married on August 21, 1983; his son Chuck (Sally) Atkinson, of Texas; and his daughter Julie (George Dippel) Stadler, of Texas. He is also survived by four stepchildren, Janet (Pete) Wagner, of Decatur; Jennifer (David) Jones, of Winchester; John (Nicole) Downs, of West Union; and Jeff (Peggy) Downs, of Winchester; and a sister, Shirley Sink, of Minnesota. Nelson will be mourned by his five grandchildren, eleven step-grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

Ohio Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles. The ceremony will be officiated by Norine Behm. Family and friends may pay their respects to the family from 11:00 until 1:00 Tuesday at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles, Ohio.

Graveside burial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Stanton Cemetery, in Stanton, Nebraska. The Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary is in charge of the graveside services.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 107, Cherry Fork, OH 45618.

GRAVESIDE Service Information:
GRAVESIDE SERVICES: Stanton Cemetery – Stanton, NE
Date: Friday September 8, 2017 – 1:00 P.M.
Interment: Stanton Cemetery – Stanton, NE
Visitation: no visitation under the direction of Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary of Stanton.
Officiating: Reverend Linda Mohr – New England Congregational United Church of Christ – Stanton, NE

Questions? Please call 402-402-439-2109.

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Graveside

Friday

8

Sep

1:00 PM
Stanton Cemetery - Graveside Services

83698 highway 57
Stanton, NE 68779

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Stanton Cemetery - Graveside Services

83698 highway 57
Stanton, NE 68779

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