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Gene Atkinson

February 21, 1947 — December 1, 2022

Hartsville, SC

Gene Atkinson

Hartsville, SC

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Mr. Gene Atkinson. The family of Mr. Atkinson will have a visitation time on Sunday, December 4, 2022, 4:00-6:00pm from Norton Funeral Home and Crematory.  Graveside services will be 11:00am Tuesday from the Florence National Cemetery.

Gene age 75 passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at his residence with his family by his side.  He was a veteran of the US Air Force.  Gene was owner and operator of the Country Barn Restaurant from 1992-2010.  He never met a stranger, loved good conversation, very outgoing and loved to have a good time. 

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 45 years, Geraldine W. Atkinson, Hartsville; sons, Michael Trey Atkinson and his wife Ashley, Hartsville, William F. Atkinson and his wife Renee, Hartsville; grandchildren, Lilly M. Braloski, Anna Kate Atkinson, Emma Atkinson and Cameron Braloski; special friends of the family, Bill Gaskins, Andy and Ashley Gaskins.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Braloski, son in law, Todd Braloski, siblings, Thomas Atkinson, Randy Atkinson, Kathy Atkinson and Eddie Atkinson.

Norton Funeral Home and Crematory are honored to be of service to the Atkinson family.

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Norton Funeral Home And Crematory - Hartsville

1414 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550

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