Charles "Butch" Atkins

June 6, 1946 ~ October 23, 2020 (age 74)


Charles “Butch” Atkins, age 74 of Newport, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2020.

He was an owner/operator truck driver for over 45 years. A simple, hard-working man, Butch had a big heart. He loved motorsports, drag racing, and building motors.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arvil Holt; mother, Ruth Hayes; half sister, Annette hayes; half brother, Cooter Bill Hayes; in-laws, Ken & Jannie B. Allen; brothers & sisters-in-law, Charles Williams, Ruble & Jean Allen, Beulah Kaye Allen, Brenda Allen, & Don Large.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Faye Atkins; daughter Tammy (Jimmy Dale) Grooms; son, Mickey Atkins; daughter, Penny (Jim) Huskey; grandson, Chase Atkins; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack Allen, Thelma Williams, Ella Mae Large, JoAnn (Wendell) Freeman, and Roger Allen; several nieces & nephews; his dog, Lucy (a.k.a. “Squirt”); and  two special ladies whom he thought the world of, Tammy Shelton & Tammie Lane Atkins.

A graveside service will be held at 2PM Tuesday, October 27, 2020 in the Allen Family Cemetery.

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Graveside Service
October 27, 2020

2:00 PM
Allen Family Cemetery

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