December 9, 2008
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 12/14/2008 14:00:00
Todd A. Atkins, 45, of 8413 Timber Lane, Lafayette, IN, died at his home, Tuesday-December 9, 2008 at 8:50am, surrounded by his loving family. He had battled colon cancer for the past 3 years. He was born August 14, 1963 in Willard, OH, to Richard & Sandra Wilkinson Atkins, who survive, and live in Willard, OH.
His marriage was to Roxanna Humm in Lafayette, IN, on October 12, 2000, and she survives. He graduated from Willard High School & Pioneer Joint Vocational School in 1981. He worked at Caterpillar in Lafayette for the past 21 years in storage control, and previously co-owned a custom painting business. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, traveling, and custom painting motorcycles, autos, and other oddities. Todd was a Rare Breed. Very passionate about his family & friends, being spontaneous, and living life to the fullest.
He is survived by his wife, Roxanna Atkins of Lafayette, IN; step-Daughter, Misty & Kevin Tepool of West Lafayette, IN; parents, Richard & Sandra Atkins of Willard, OH; sister, Sally & Roger Durnwald of New Washington, OH; brothers Brent & Donna Atkins of Savannah, GA, Randy Atkins, companion Angel Warwick West of Lafayette, OH; paternal grandmother Wanda Atkins of Willard, OH; In laws Richard & Bonnie Hitzemann of Logansport, IN; grandchildren Justice, Cole & Jacob Tepool; nieces Brooke Shoup, Brittany & Brianna Durnwald, Stephanie, Mallory, & Sydney Atkins; 1 great nephew Hayden T. Allen Shoup.
He is preceded in death by maternal grandparents Earl & Louise Wilkinson; paternal grandfather Charles Atkins; 1 uncle, 1 aunt, and his beloved Dog Harley.
The family will receive friends Sunday, December 14, 2008 from 2-4 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. There will be a private burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Rupert’s Kids, 757 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Words cannot express how I feel, because of growing up with Todd and your family.
And Sandy&Dick I just saw you guys and we was talking about Todd and all our great memories!
Everytime I talked to Mom I always asked about Todd and how he was doing. He will be greatly missed by all. God Bless! All our love, Kim&Dave
Sandy, Dick and family. Was so sorry to hear of your son’s passing. Know that you are all in our prayers. May OUR DEAR LORD comfort you during this time of grief. Todd is rejoicing with Jesus this Christmas and celebrating with no more pain only pure happiness. God’s blessings to all of you.
I was so sorry to hear of Todd’s passing. I wanted to let you know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God help you get through this difficult time.
Dick-Sandy+family, So sorry to hear about Todd,my thoughts an prayers are with all of you. Thinking of you-sorry couldnt be there. Dorene
Dick, Sandy and Family:
Dave and I wanted to let you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
I will always remember Todd as the fun loving man who would let Brittany and me stay at his home and would treat us like his own daughters! Thanks Todd for the fun trips in Indiana!! I will always be your Linda!
Sandy,Dick,Roxanne,Sally&Family,no words can express how sorry we were to hear about the passing of Todd. He was a great son,husband and brother who loved his family very,very much.He will be greatly missed by all.You are in our thoughts and prayers.Please let us know if we can do anything for you and the family.
Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.
Sandy,Dick,Roxanne and Family, My prayers are with each of you. Sandy I am sorry I cannot be there for you but know our thoughts and prayers will be. Todd gave a great fight,he was a unique man who I will always have kind memories of. Love, Pam and Ron
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Penny, Walker and Bradyn Music
Great classmate. Always had a smile on his face.Rest in Peace Todd. God Bless
Dad called me this afternoon and let me know that Todd had passed away and I wanted to let you all know how sorry I was to hear and that you are in our prayers.