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Dennis K. Atkinson, Sr.August 23, 2017
Dennis K. Atkinson, Sr. of Ocean City, MD passed away at Coastal Hospice Center in Salisbury, MD on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. He was 64. He is the son of June E. (Marion) Stubbs and the late John C. Atkinson, Sr.
Dennis was a graduate of Kent County High School. He served in the US Marines for seven years as a Harrier Mechanic stationed in Cherry Point, NC. He then worked for Dover Equipment, George & Lynch and Tilcon as a Heavy Equipment Operator. He also owned his own home renovation/construction business Atkco Repair & Maintenance. In his free time, Dennis worked on vehicles, was a Nascar fan, and liked going to the casino. He was a very friendly, laid back person who was sometimes stubborn, and enjoyed life to the fullest. Dennis especially enjoyed times spent with his family and friends. In more recent years, one of his favorite past times was people watching at the beach, and his final dream was to live there, which he accomplished when he moved to Ocean City, MD.
In addition to his father, Dennis is preceded in death by his brother John C. Atkinson, Jr.
He is survived by his son, Dennis (Roberta) Atkinson, Jr.; grandchildren, Amber Atkinson and Khrystyn Conard; great-grandchildren Landon, Riley, and Elaina; sister, Jo Ann Morris; and his close friends, Joe and Jennifer.
Memorial Services will take place at the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy., Harrington, DE 19952, at 11:00 am, on Saturday, September 2, 2017. A visitation for family and friends will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.
Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington, DE.Â Visit us at www.melvinfuneralhome.com to sign the condolence book.