DOBSON — Mr. Kenneth Gray Atkins, 67, of Dobson passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at the Woltz Hospice Home. He was born in Surry County on July 27, 1946, to the late Henry Deanmon and Alma Whitt Atkins. Survivors include his loving wife of 44 years, Katherine Wall Atkins of the home; two daughters, Angela Renee Pierce of Boonville and Misty Dawn Atkins of Dobson; a son and daughter-in-law, Shannon and Carolyn Atkins of Moyock; three beloved grandsons, Jacob Dakota Cave, Andrew Gray Atkins and Matthew Grayson Campbell; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Ila and Mark White of Eden and Faye Sawyers of Mount Airy;and five brothers and two sisters-in-law, Charles and Crystal Atkins, Jimmy Atkins, Paul Atkins, all of Dobson, Bill and Carol Atkins of Arizona and Jay Atkins of Eden. In addition to his parents, Mr. Atkins was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Ray Atkins. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Redeeming Grace Baptist Church by Bro. Junior Wall and the Rev. Keith Jones, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Moody-Davis Funeral Home, where he will remain until time to be carried to the church to lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to his wife, Catherine Atkins, 300 Shamrock Terrace Lane, Apt. 308, Dobson, NC 27017. The family would like to express its heartfelt gratitude to the entire staff of Forsyth Medical Center, ICU for their loving and compassionate care. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.