Kenneth Attkisson

Friday, August 18, 2017

Kenneth Attkisson, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at his residence in Lewisburg, TN. He was born on Aug. 3, 1936, to the late Robert Solon and Mattie Pearl Crumley Attkisson in Lawrenceburg, TN. Kenneth was retired from Walker Die Casting as the Plant Manager and the previous owner of K & S Market in Lewisburg, TN. He enjoyed doing his yard work and listening to music.

Mr. Attkisson was preceded in death along with his parents, by his wife, Dorothy Sue Attkisson. He is survived by three daughters, Susan Pugh, Lewisburg, TN, Deborah Blacksher, Murfreesboro, TN, Dana Croy, Nashville, TN; a son, Bill Cozart, Shelbyville, TN; two brothers, Campbell Attkisson, College Grove, TN and Jackie Attkisson, Columbia, TN; a sister, Patsy Hayes, Tampa, FL; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the funeral home with Clyde Mize officiating. Burial will be held in Lone Oak Cemetery, Lewisburg, TN. Pallbearers will be Stephen Cozart, Kentson Blacksher, Kenneth Pugh, Noah Croy, Drew Finch, Houston Pugh and Isaac Blacksher.

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Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with the arrangements.