William Ray Atkins Jr. died peacefully on Feb. 21, 2018 at the age of 87.
William is survived by his wife Marilyn and his children - Robin Anderson, William Atkins III and wife Brenda, Lori Atkins and Chad Atkins and wife Lori, 14 grandkids and 6 great grandkids and 5 sisters. He is preceded in death by 2 sisters: Mary Edith and Betty Hazel.
William was born on March 3, 1930 in Cary, NC to William Ray Atkins and Clara Ruth Mann Atkins. He served in the Army for 2 yrs and was a long distance truck driver for 30+ yrs and worked as a diesel mechanic before retiring.
A memorial service will be held in his honor at New Horizons Fellowship in Apex, NC on Sunday March 4, 2018 at 2pm . Pastor Ray Wickham will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate William's life.