Robert T. Atchison (81) of Louisville

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Published on July 30 2012 10:18 am

Robert T. Atchison, 81, of Louisville died at 1:15 a.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012 at John Cochran VA Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

A Memorial Service will be held by the family at a later date. Cremation rites to be accorded as requested by Mr. Atchison. Visitation will be at Neal Funeral Home from 4-6 p.m. Friday, August 3 in Louisville. Military rites by the American Legion will be held at the visitation. Burial will be in Speaks Cemetery, Louisville. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society or Louisville American Legion. An Open House will be held at 120 Tanner Street after the visitation. Online condolences may be left at www.jwnealfuneralhome.net.

Robert was born November 26, 1930 in Louisville, the son of Andy and Arline (Rockhold) Atchison. He married Marilyn Kenley February 16, 1980 and she preceded him in death July 23, 1996. He was retired as an assembly line worker for Fedders Corporation in Effingham.

Survivors include brothers, Bill Atchison and Russell Atchison, both of Louisville; sisters, Ruth Ann Bissey of Arthur, Susie Doyle of Olney, Louise Moats and Mary Ellison, both of Sullivan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.