Monday, November 28, 2022

Obituary - Larry B. Atkinson

Larry B. Atkinson age 78 of Harrisonville departed this life on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Larry was born on February 25th 1944 in Harrisonville MO, the son of Floyd Atkinson and Mary Mildred (Limpus) Atkinson. He graduated from Harrisonville, Class of 1962. He went on to earn multiple college degrees. He taught school for many years as well as earning a retirement from Bendix in Kansas City, MO.

His many hobbies included fishing, working outside, and collecting items for the Atkinson Museum. His favorite hobbies were talking on his HAM radios to folks around the world, and his steam engines. He enjoyed local festivals where he could run the steam engines in the parades. His knowledge of local history and surrounding areas was vast. He enjoyed sharing all his knowledge whenever he had the opportunity.

Survivors include his brother Dale Atkinson and wife Carol of Harrisonville; two nieces, Holly Christensen and husband Jan of Harrisonville, and Lora Gillotte and husband Mike of Harrisonville; and several great nieces and great nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on December 2nd at Harrisonville Community Center, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

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