ATKINSON _ John David passed away suddenly at Abbotsford, B.C. on May 9, 2006. John was born in Didsbury, Alberta on October 10, 1932. He is survived by Kay, his loving wife of 50 years; his sons Don (Terry), Rob (Karen), Tim (Holly) and his daughter Cindy (Troy). He leaves also his six grandchildren, Erin, Sarah, Brody, Lauren, Evan and Zoe; his brother Gerry (Lil); his sister, Rosemary (David); nieces, nephews and many dear friends. A Celebration of his Life will be held at 2:30 on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, in South Surrey. For those desiring, donations made in John's memory to the B.C. & Yukon Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.