John Henry Atkins Jr (Hank). Beloved Father of John Atkins, Justin Atkins, Earl Bruce, Lisa Bruce; loving grandfather of Zoe and William Bruce, Todd and Trey Watson, Rylie Atkins, and Adalyn Atkins; loving father-in-law of Tiffany Bruce, Tarin Atkins, and Lauri Atkins. Died December 20, 2020 at just shy of 63 years old. John was preceded in death by his Beloved Rosanne Atkins, his Father John Henry Atkins Sr. and his Mother Dorothy Atkins. Hank was a retired entrepreneur who dedicated his life to the safety and security of our police and military through the development of cutting edge body armor. Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 26th, at Avance Funeral Home, 4976 Winton Road, Fairfield. Services will be held immediately following visitation at 10:30 a.m. Hank Atkins was a wonderful caring husband, loving father and grandfather who will be deeply missed by everyone.
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