Dennis Dewayne Atkins, 60, of Parsons, Kansas formerly of Coffeyville and rural Wann, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Oswego Health and Rehabilitation in Oswego, Kansas.
Dennis was born on September 2, 1959 at Coffeyville to Charles and Mary (Vaughn) Atkins. He grew up in the Timberhill community of rural Wann, and attended elementary school in Wann.
In the late 1980’s he moved to Coffeyville with his mother. He worked with Class Limited cleaning offices. In the early 2000’s he moved to Parsons where he worked with SKIL.
Dennis loved attending church, visiting many while living in Coffeyville. He also loved singing, but especially loved spending time with his family.
Survivors include his mother, Mary McAfee of Coffeyville; siblings, Wormie Glen Atkins of Noxie, Oklahoma, Darrell Lynn Atkins of Coffeyville, Billy Ray Atkins of Parsons, Sherry Dawn Beard of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, Johnny Lee Atkins of Buffalo, Missouri, Tammy Dean Atkins of Coffeyville and Barbie Sue Reeves of Coffeyville; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his father.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Emmanuel Chapel in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma with Pastor Kevin O’Connor officiating. Burial will be in Robbins Cemetery west of Coffeyville. Following Dennis’s request after the service pizza and birthday cake will be served.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville. The family will greet friends on Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
To leave a message for the family please visit www.dwbfh.com.
David W. Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.