Daniel (Danny) Clayton Atkins Sr., 76


FOUR OAKS — Daniel (Danny) Clayton Atkins Sr., age 76, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at his home.

He was born in Montgomery County on Aug. 9, 1943, to the late B.E and Luna Hamilton Atkins. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by brother, Grady Atkins.

A funeral service will be conducted at Olivers Grove Baptist Church in Four Oaks on Friday, July 3, 2020, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. David Brantley officiating. The family will receive visitors at the church Thursday, July 2, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Mr. Atkins is survived by his wife of 33 years, Brenda Johnson Atkins; daughters, Angie Pierce and husband Curtis of Newton Grove, Tina Williford and husband Chris of Benson; son, Anthony Johnson and wife Kristal of Wake Forest; daughter, Angela Bailey of Raleigh; son, Daniel Atkins II and wife Alexis of Willmington; brothers, Darrell and Mike Atkins; grandchildren, Annah Pierce, Sarah Pierce, Blake Williford, Caroline Williford, Savannah King-Wilkes, Charlotte Johnson, Austin Marie Johnson and Clayton Johnson.

Mr. Atkins was a self-employed logger for 38 years. He enjoyed horses, farming, his dogs, Palin, Pipper, Brillow and Rachel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Shriners Hospitals for Children Processing Center, P.O. Box 863765, Orlando, FL 32886.

Services provided by Parrish Funeral Home.


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