Atkins, Kent William January 3, 1957 December 16, 2013 Kent passed away unexpectedly on December 16, 2013. He was predeceased by his mother Katherine C Atkins and his father Chester E Atkins I. He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Atkins Santos, and his grandchildren, Fabian Samayoa and Camila Santos Losa, all of Los Angeles. He is also survived by his brothers Chester Atkins II and Joseph (RaeAnn) Tomich and his sisters Katherine Walund and Jeanne (Mark) Silva, all of Eureka. Kent also leaves behind his Uncles & their familes Warren (Betty) Jennings of Fremont and William (Esther) Jennings of Santa Clara; his nieces and their families Deborah Huffman, Cindy Peoples, Cassandra Griffin, Melinda McIntyre, Kristiane Sapiente, Jeanne Nichols, Rebecca Nichols & Jennifer Berry and his nephews & their families Joseph Tomich, Chester Atkins III, and Jason Tuttle. He also leaves many cousins and other relatives in the area. Kent attended Lincoln Elementary School, Jacobs Jr High, Eureka High and graduated from Redwood High School in 1976. Kent lived in Eureka for most of his life, with a short period of time living in Crescent City. No formal services will be held. Please sign the guestbook at www.times-standard.com and click on obits.
Published in Eureka Times-Standard on Jan. 5, 2014