Laurie G. Atkinson
Laurie G. Atkinson 83 years of Gable's Lodge, Amherst and formerly of Springhill, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in The Lodge. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the Late Murray and Ivy (Smith) Atkinson.
Laurie served 25 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force and was a 25 year member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 17, Springhill. He enjoyed sports, hunting, fishing and his family.
He will be sadly missed by step daughters, Betty (Sam) MacDonald, Springhill; Shirley "Tudy" (Gary) Thomas and Linda (Yuke Goguen) Ripley both of Moncton; brother, Ronald Lloyd Atkinson, Flinn Flon, Manitoba; several step grand and great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife the former Dorothy Bernice (Tower) Fisher; infant sister Charlotte.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, 902 597 2361. There will be no visitation by request. A Graveside Committal service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 13, 2012 in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, with The Reverend Wayne McCarther officiating.
If so desired, donations in Laurie's memory may be made to The St. Andrews Wesley United Church, Springhill, NS