LEBANON – Lowell Atchison, 87, of Lebanon, formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at Cedar Ridge Healthcare Center in Lebanon.
He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Mount Vernon. He married Joan Royer on Nov. 3, 1972, in Centralia.
He is survived by his wife of Lebanon; a daughter, Colleen (David) Clayton of Mount Vernon; two sons, Norman (Beverly) Atchison of Lebanon and Ted (Donna) Hicks of Rock Falls; seven grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Atchison and Leona (Houseworth) Buckman; a son, Lowell “La Vern” Atchison; two brothers, Norman Atchison and Richard “Rocky” Atchison; and a sister, Carmen Puckett.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City is handling arrangements.
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