William Doyle Atchison, 97, of Owensboro, Ky.., died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Kindred Transitional Care in Owensboro. He was born Oct. 15, 1915, in Arkansas to the late Thomas and Lola Atchison. He retired after 25 years of employment with Thompson Homes and was a member of Richland Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Ulmer Atchison; a brother, Lester Atchison; sisters, Vida Westbrook, Ethel Mitchell, Maurine Mills and Bessie Lee Burnett, all of Benton; and a son-in-law, Larry Trogden.
He is survived by his daughter, Guinn Trogden of Livia, Ky.; grandchildren, Steve Trogden and wife Angie and Tim Trogden, all of Livia, Ky., and Jon Trogden and wife Betsy of Bowling Green, Ky.; six great-grandchildren, Zack, Whitney, Hannah, Aaron, Will and Noah; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no service. James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro, KY is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1133, Owensboro, KY 42302.
Messages of condolence may be made at www.davisfuneralhome.com