Transportation 23

John "Jack" Edward Atkinson, Jr.

July 9, 1943 ~ March 23, 2019 (age 75)

Obituary

John E. “Jack” Atkinson, Jr.

     KEYSER, WV - John E. “Jack” Atkinson, Jr., 75, of Keyser, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Potomac Valley Hospital in the presence of his family.

     Born on July 9, 1943 in Keyser, he was the son of the late John E. Atkinson, Sr. and Catherine “Kitty” (O’Brien) Atkinson. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Atkinson.

     Jack was a Retired Engineer from the CSX, a former member of the 201st. West Virginia Guard and Catholic by Faith. He graduated from St. Peter’s High School, Class of 1961 and attended Potomac State College and West Virginia University. He was member of the Loyal Order of Moose #662, Keyser and a life time member of Victory Post #155 American Legion, Westernport and of the National Railroad Transportation Union.

     Surviving are his wife, Donna M. (Wolfe) Atkinson; his two daughters, Kelli Kasmier and partner Terry “Buck” Cain and Barbara Tuel; his grandchildren, Mary Kate Kasmier and partner Colton Courtney, Alexis Kesner, Hunter Kasmier and partner Brianna Chappell and Ashton Tuel and his brother, William James Atkinson and wife Pat. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Kenny Wolfe and wife Sandra; his aunt, Sally Biggs and his nieces and nephews.

     Friends will be received at the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 11:00 am with Fr. Binoy Thomas, CST officiating. Inurnment will be held in St. Thomas Cemetery, Keyser.

 

 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John "Jack" Edward Atkinson, Jr., please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 26, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Markwood Funeral Home
111 S. Mineral Street
Keyser, WV 26726

Visitation
Tuesday
March 26, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Markwood Funeral Home
111 S. Mineral Street
Keyser, WV 26726

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 27, 2019

11:00 AM
Markwood Funeral Home
111 S. Mineral Street
Keyser, WV 26726

Inurnment following Service
Wednesday
March 27, 2019

St. Thomas Cemetery

Keyser, WV 26726

© 2020 Markwood Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA