BRIAN G. ATKINSON THORNTON, IL Brian G. Atkinson, age 57, late of Thornton. Beloved husband of Kimberly nee Brooks. Loving and proud father of Richard. Dear brother of James (Nicolette), Thomas (Linda), Christopher (Judy) and the late Patrick. Kind son of the late Michael and Florence. Former owner of Candyland in Munster and known as the "Candyman", Brian was an avid collector of toy trains, a history buff, an amazing cook, and a lover of music. He was known to turn any conversation into a song. Brian was a former parishioner of St. Jude the Apostle Church and will be missed by all who knew him. Memorial visitation Saturday, September 28, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Thornridge Funeral Home (Janusz Family Funeral Service) 15801 S. Cottage Grove Ave., four blocks North of 162nd St. (Rte. 6) Dolton/South Holland. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Boys Town, 200 Flanagan Blvd., P.O. Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010 or Toys for Tots, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, VA 22172. (708)841-2300 or thornridgefuneralhomes.com
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Thornridge Funeral Home
15801 S. Cottage Grove Avenue Dolton, IL 60419
Published in The Times on Sept. 22, 2013