Gerry Atkins of Hemet, Ca. entered the gates of heaven on Sunday morning January 14, 2018 at 5 am. with wife Lanna at his side. Gerry was born on June 19,1954 son of Gerald and Irene Atkins. Gerry came to Effingham to work at World Color Press in1972. Gerry was married to Lanna Koss on December 29,1979 in Effingham , Il Gerry is survived by his wife Lanna, son Richard of Tennessee, 5 grandsons, sister -in-law Karen (Harlan) Bailey of Taylorville, Il, brother -in-law Roger ( Janice) Koss of St. Joseph, Il 5 nephews and nieces and many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death his parents, his son Mark Lee on March 27,2016, and parents - in-law. No services at this time.
Published on January 25, 2018