Jimmie L. Atkinson, 69, of Kenosha, WI, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at his home.
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Born in Corinth, MS, on December 20, 1949, he was the son of the late Freeman and Lorine (Allen) Atkinson.
On November 11, 1978, he married Jeanine Leeman in Kenosha, WI; she preceded him in death on March 31, 2009.
Jimmie proudly served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was employed by American Brass Company for over 30 years as a machine operator and later retired from Visko Teepak USA.
Jimmie was a Bruce Springsteen fan, a Green Bay Packer fan, and was an avid Harley Davidson rider. He enjoyed hunting and especially spending time with his family. He was a true family man who was always there to lend a helping hand.
Survivors include his children, Rob Atkinson and Mary (Timothy Nelson) Atkinson both of Kenosha; siblings, Julia (Zeke) Leo of Racine, WI, Eugene (Karen) Atkinson of Kenosha, WI, Jennifer Lynch of Kenosha, WI and Marilyn Atkinson of Kenosha, WI; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Proko Funeral Home at 1:00pm. Visitation will be held from 11:00am until the time of the service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to a family memorial would be greatly appreciated.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533
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