- January 6, 2013
of Robert's Passing
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Wakefield – Robert Lee "Bobby Lee" Atkins Sr. 81 of Wakefield went to be with the Lord on Sunday January 6 2013. Robert was born December 13 1931 in Isle of Wight County. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack Atkins Sr. and Frances Joyner Atkins of Ivor. He was married to his wife Jean (Britt) Atkins for 61 years. Robert served in the US Army with the Army Corp of Engineers and was the owner of Atkins General Construction. Robert is survived by five children Robert Atkins Jr. Ronald Albert Atkins Ricky Allen Atkins (Janice) Donald Gene Atkins (Sharon) and Lori Ann Atkins. He was blessed with eight grandchildren Jarrod Atkins (Karen) Trevor Atkins (Jackie) Brandon Atkins (Meg) Carrie Atkins Payton Atkins Jessica Atkins Forrest Atkins and Catherine Atkins; and three great-grandchildren. Robert is also survived by two brothers and three sisters Jack Atkins Jr. John Atkins Ethel Owen Alice Faye Lowe and Rebecca Maifeld; as well numerous other family members. The funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon Wednesday January 9 2013 at Wakefield Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Wakefield Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wakefield Baptist Church P.O. Box 567 Wakefield VA 23888 or to Waverly Rescue Squad P.O. Box 583 Waverly VA 23890. Condolences may be posted at rwbakerfh.com.