SKETE (C.M.) ATKINSON, 72 SARASOTA, Fla. - Today I Lost My Best Friend. Skete (C.M.) Atkinson, 72, Sarasota, FL, died on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at 4:40 p.m. at Tidewell Hospice, surrounded by his family. Born Sept 8, 1940, in Walnut Ridge, AR to Claud and Millie (Kingcade) Atkinson. Married his childhood sweetheart, Dorris McKinney, on July 18, 1959. Dearly Beloved and Devoted Husband and Father who loved to play senior softball, golf and Texas Hold'Em. Survived by his loving wife Dorris and children, Steve (Daina) Atkinson, Deb (Rob) Cyborski and Curt (Denise) Atkinson, 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Celebration of Life Memorial Service on Saturday, March 30, at Fraternal Order of Eagles #2756 Main Hall, 2926 Wilkinson Rd., Sarasota, FL from 1-3 p.m. We miss you and will always carry your memory in our hearts.