Elmer Lloyd (Bud) Atkinson

Born: Tue., Feb. 7, 1922
Died: Sat., Jul. 29, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 03, 2017
Location: West Jordan LDS

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Fri., Aug. 04, 2017
Location: West Jordan LDS

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“Roze and Bud together again”. Elmer Lloyd “Bud” Atkinson 1922-2017, West Jordan, age 95 passed away peacefully in his home July 29, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born February 7, 1922 in Francis, UT to Isaac Victor and Afton Lefler Atkinson. He married Rozella Cooley on June 30, 1941 in Heber City, UT. Their marriage was solemnized May 19, 1944 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
His life was spent in providing, serving, honoring, and enjoying his family. He was a master craftsman, skilled in carpentry, and construction. He loved music, especially when surrounded, shared, and performed by his family. Other hobbies he enjoyed were square dancing, gardening, and camping. He was a Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a valiant servant of the Lord. He had a love for his country and was honored to serve in the US Navy during World War 11. His greatest love was his family and he left with them a legacy of love from the work of his hands, to the tune of his whistle.
Surviving are his children Sheri (Greg) Gabbert, Brigham City, Maxine (Mike) McKee, Providence, Dennis (Jeannene) Atkinson, Herriman, D’Launa (Lorenz) Rindlisbacher, Murray, Galyn (Jan) Atkinson, Taylorsville, LeAna Marie (Bruce) Olson, West Jordan, Kalene (Danny) Palmer, West Jordan, 39 grandchildren, 127 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great grandchildren and two sisters Audrey Mitchell, Murray, Janice (Jack) Mitchell, Kamas,  Preceded in death by his sweetheart, one great-grand child, parents, two brothers, and three sisters.
Special thanks to Brighton Hospice, especially Lori and Mikey for their kind and compassionate care.
Viewing will be held Thursday August 3, 2017 from 6-8 pm and Friday August 4, 2017 10:30-11:30 am. Funeral services will begin at 12 pm.
All services will be held at the LDS Chapel, 7150 S. Callie Dr. (1520 W) West Jordan, UT.
Interment at the Francis Cemetery, Francis, UT with military honors will be at 4:00 p.m. on Friday. Directors, Crandall Funeral Home, Kamas, UT.

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Bonita Atkinson
   Posted Mon July 31, 2017
So sorry about the loss of your loved one. He was a kind, gentle, friendly, one of a kind man! We enjoyed our limited association with him through many years, and always loved seeing him and his lovely wife and family.
May you always remember him with love in your heart, and gratitude for all the good things he did for all of you!
We send our sincere love and condolences,and prayers your way!
Regards, Theil and Bonita Atkinson, Woodland, Utah.

Merlyn Houston
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Janie, Audrey and families,

Sending our thoughts and prayers to all of you. Bud was a good man and friend. He meant a lot to our family.


Merlyn Houston
and families

Howard Rindlisbacher
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017

Cathy and Howard Rindlisbacher send their condolences to the
Atkinson family

Howard & Cathy Riindlisbacher
Dallas Texas

Jess & Diane Burbidge
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
D’Launa & Lorenz, we are so sorry to hear about your family's loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to you. May the Lord bless you all.

Gary&Dixie Jenson
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
We love the Atkinson family?... Bud and Rozella were the best.

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