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J.B. "Jim" Atkins, Jr.

January 30, 1925 August 16, 2018
J.B. "Jim" Atkins, Jr.
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Obituary for J.B. "Jim" Atkins, Jr.

J.B. (Jim) Atkins Jr, 93, of Hot Springs passed away August 16, 2018 at home. He was born January 30, 1925 in Star City, Arkansas to the late James B. Atkins Sr. and Mattie Lou Atkins.

J.B. was employed by AP & L (Entergy) in 1948 and retired in 1987. He continued to work as an independent contractor for Entergy and other electrical companies until 2005. J.B. enlisted in the US Army in 1943 and served in New Guinea and the Philippines during WW II. He was a lifetime member of BPO Elks Lodge #380.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Martha J Atkins, daughter, Phyllis Kassel, sisters, Hazel Miller and Bettie Lou Pearce, and nephew, Tommy Pearce. He is survived by son, Alan Atkins and daughter-in-law Janet of Hot Springs, son, Paul Atkins of San Francisco, nephew, Skip Pearce and wife Debbie of Hot Springs, and grandchildren, Tyler Atkins (Sarah) of Dallas and Nicole Lundmark (Tyler) of Hermosa Beach.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the VA Home Health Care, Arkansas Hospice, and his very special caregivers, Florica and Mario Omut.

Family will hold a private graveside service near Star City.

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