Atkinson, Richard Dean A minister with the United Methodist Church, he was born February 26, 1929 in Des Moines, Iowa and passed away July 5, 2013. Survived by wife of 54 years, Aloha; son, Mitchell Atkinson and wife, Marj; daughter, Karryn Torres and husband, Ernesto; grandchildren, Alison Atkinson, Parker Torres, Turner Torres and Carson Torres; brother, Art Atkinson; sisters, Grace Marquis, Bernice Snyder, Lois Houghton Dulin and Barbara Roberts. Visitation 6-8 PM Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the funeral home. Memorial service 11 AM Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at White Rock United Methodist Church, 1450 Old Gate Lane in Dallas with Rev. George Fisk and Rev. Jim K. Brown, officiating. Please go to www.sparkman-crane for complete obituary and additional information.
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Published in Dallas Morning News from July 7 to July 9, 2013