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Robert Eugene Atkins

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Robert was born on October 31, 1926 and passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

Robert was a resident of Avon, Indiana at the time of passing.

Bob grew up in Birdseye, Indiana, and graduated from high school in 1944: he served in the United States Army, stationed mostly in Nome, Alaska, a place he often spoke of with great fondness.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Rev. Chris Harper officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 6:00 pm on Monday, September 3, also at Blackburn & Ward. Burial with Military Honors will follow the service at Rose Crest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Indianapolis Honor Flight, PO Box 10, Plainfield, IN 46168 or St. Baldrick's Foundation, 1333 South Mayflower Avenue, Suite 400, Monrovia, CA 91016.