Edward C. Atkinson, 67, of Houston, Ark., passed from this life on Jan. 19, 2014.
He was born Feb. 27, 1946, to the late Burl and Minnie Atkinson in Morrilton, Ark.
Carroll Ed was an avid outdoorsman that loved hunting and fishing. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam with the 1st Calvary Division. Carroll Ed was a past Post Commander of the VFW 2259 of which he was a life member. He retired from Am Tran.
Carroll Ed leaves behind his loving wife, Connie, of more than 40 years; their three sons, Sonny Cotton, Richard Atkinson (Rachel), and Johnathan Paul Atkinson (Jackie); his two sisters, Sandra Mabry (Buddy), and Sharon Buckner (Ronnie); one brother, Steve Atkinson (Shannon); nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Gary Atkinson.
A celebration service will be held in his honor at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at the Stony Point Community Building, with Bro. Ken Jordan officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Houston Cotton Fund can be made at any Centennial Bank.
For online guest book, www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Jan. 20 to Jan. 27, 2014