Don Atkinson, age 74, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Monday, September 14, 2015, at Caldwell County Medical Center in Princeton, KY. Mr. Atkinson retired from the Kentucky State Penitentiary & also worked at Arco Chemical as an Operator. He was a US Navy veteran having served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Caldwell Blue Spring Baptist Church in Caldwell Co., KY & the Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121. He is survived by: Wife of 48 years Nancy Skidmore Atkinson, Cadiz, KY, One Son - David Brock & wife, Dora, Cadiz, KY, One Daughter - Deirdra Hite & husband, Jeff, Cadiz, KY, Six Grandchildren- Kacey Averitt, Donald Brock, Brittney Andra, Zachary Brock, Daniel Ingram & Heidi Hite, One Great Grandchild - Maci Andra, One Brother - John "Buddy" Moore, Spring, TX & Two Sisters- Jaquelyn "Jackie" Bright, Longview, TX & Carolyn Pike, Bronson, TX. He was preceded in death by: Father - James Edward Atkinson, Mother Elsie Florine Mitchell Moore, Step Father - James Oscar Moore & One Great Granddaughter - Ashton Brock. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Thursday, September 17, 2015 with Masonic Rites to be held at 6:00 PM . Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 10:00 AM Friday, September 18, 2015 with the Reverend Patrick Yates officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Caldwell Blue Spring Baptist Church Cemetery in Caldwell Co., KY.
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