Earle B. Atkins Jr., 68
MILLSBORO - Earle B. Atkins Jr. (Butch), of Millsboro, formerly of Bear, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, in the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 68. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Nancy L. Atkins; son, Earle Bennett Atkins III and his wife Karen; daughter, Leslie Atkins; two stepdaughters, Kathy Griffith and her husband Dan and Tonya Gravatt and husband Jerry; 12 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, where friends may visit after noon. Pastor Duane Smith will officiate the service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriot's Way, Milford, DE 19963.