Billy Ray "Rusty" Atkins Obituary

Date of Birth:

Sunday, November 17th, 1935

Date of Death:

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Funeral Home:

Flesher Funeral Home
637 W. Van Alstyne Parkway
P.O. Box 338
Van Alstyne, Texas, UNITED STATES


Bonham TX: Billy Ray "Rusty" Atkins, 75, loving husband, father, papaw, and friend passed away March 4, 2011 at his residence. He was born on November 17, 1935, to Jerry Paul and Ivy May (Presley) Atkins in Anna TX. He is survived by his wife Verna Atkins, son Mark Atkins and wife Melinda, three daughters, Darlene Howdshell and husband Joe, Shelia Madole and husband Gary, Jennifer Pate and husband Trey, 9 Grandchildren Jusin Atkins and wife Tamara, Amber Lippin and husband Cliff, Jaron Howdshell and wife Cheryl, Kylie Pate, Trea Madole and wife Alicia, Eann Madole and fiancee' Tessa, Blake Hurst and wife Danielle, Jessie Reed, Brett Reed, and 12 Great Grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother James Atkins. Rusty loved them all with all his heart, and they loved him as well. Family night will be Sunday, March 6, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. at the Flesher Funeral Home in Van Alstyne TX. Graveside services will be Monday, March 7, 2011, 2:00 p.m. at the Cottage Hill Cemetery in Celina TX. Bro. Bobby Baker will officiate.

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