James Martin Atherton, age 51 of Leitchfield, KY, passed away at his residence on October 28, 2013. He was born on March 2, 1962 in Owensboro, KY.
He was a warehouse manager and a US Navy veteran.
He was the son of the late Joan Castile Atherton and Walter Atherton of Owensboro, KY. He was married to Nona Atherton of Leitchfield, KY.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Mr. Atherton is survived by his wife; three daughters, Nona Sumner of Newburg, IN, Sandra Keller of Seattle, WA, and April Keller of Chandler, IN; a son, Dennis Keller of Chrisney, IN; fifteen grandchildren; his father, Walter Atherton of Owensboro, KY; two sisters, Kasey Quiggins and Joni Spalding of Owensboro, KY; a brother, Chris Atherton of Owensboro, KY; and an aunt, Jeane Castile of CA.
Funeral services will be Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 2 p.m. CDT at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home with VA Chaplain Otto Ballou officiating.
Burial will follow in the Kentucky Central Veteran Cemetery in Radcliff, KY on Monday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. CDT.
Visitation will be on Saturday, Nov. 2 after 9 a.m. until time of service.