Graveside Service Parklawn Memorial Park
2730 Peters Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Mar 01, 1926 - May 19, 2014
Mr. Ralph W. Atkinson, 88, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014 peacefully at home. Ralph was born March 1, 1926 to the late Earl and Mamie Atkinson. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Ralph enjoyed sports, jazz music and gardening. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend of 65 years, Helen H. Atkinson. Ralph is survived by one son, David Atkinson, Sr. of Winston-Salem, grandchildren, David Atkinson, Jr., Brittany Burton, Ashley Cope and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa A. Cope and two brothers: Earl Atkinson II and W.J. Atkinson.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Parklawn Memorial Park with military honors. Memorials may be made to Crestwood Baptist Church, 530 Motor Road, Winston- Salem, NC 27105.
Online condolences may be sent to www.salemfh.com.
Sorry for such a late message of condolences but please know my prayers remain with the family even at this time.
So sorry to hear of Mr. Atkinson's passing but know that Teresa loves his company. I miss all of you and think of you often.
Helen, David and family,
I was so sorry to hear of Ralph's passing.. I knew he had been sick for quite a while.
May the Lord comfort you in the days ahead.
Jeanette Alford Goins
Helen & David, my thoughts & prayers for comfort are with you today. You have my deepest condolences.