PETERSBURG — Paul Robert Atkins, 90, of Petersburg, died Saturday Aug. 17, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.

He was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Ohio to Roy and Ethel Atkins.

He retired from General Motors after 30 years and served his country during the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by his sister’s Kathleen Willis and Mary Hill of Petersburg; sons James Marvin and Jeffrey Allen Atkins; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. EST, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2019, at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with burial in Willis Cemetery. Rev. James Harrell will be officiating. Visitation will be 6 -8 p.m. EST Tuesday at the chapel. Family and friends may send messages of comfort to

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