Dr. Julian H. Atkinson, 88
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Dr. Julian Hutchinson "Jake" Atkinson, 88, widower of Estelle Duke Atkinson, died Friday, February 1, 2013, in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Dr. Atkinson, recently of Florida, was born July 14, 1924, in Green County, Ga., a son of the late Frederick William and Mary Lou Hutchinson Atkinson. He went to Purdue University in West Lafayette, as a graduate student in February 1951, became an Ag-Econ Professor, and was associated with the University until his retirement.
Surviving are: 2 daughters, Virginia (Charlie) Atkinson, of Mesa, Ariz., and Cynthia Atkinson (Brian Forrer), of Solvang, Calif.; a son Thomas (Malu) Atkinson, of Miami, Fla.; 2 grandchildren, Estelle and Susan Atkinson; and a brother Frederick (Dottie) Atkinson, of Valdosta, Ga.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2013, in Williamsburg Presbyterian Church in Kingstree, S.C., with burial in the Mount Vernon United Methodist Church Cemetery near Greeleyville, S.C. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 on Saturday at Grace Hall at Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be sent to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Alice Dukes, 2340 Manning Highway, Greeleyville, SC 29056, or to a
. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2013