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Visitation: 2:00 -4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 pm

                       Sunday November 4, 2018

                       Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home
                       251 Garafraxa Street
                       Chatsworth ON


Funeral Service

                      11:00 am

                       Monday November 5, 2018

                       Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home

                       251 Garafraxa Street

                       Chatsworth ON

Interment: Flesherton Cemetery
                        90 Toronto St.

                        Flesherton, ON

Eldon James "Atch" Atkinson

May 8, 1932 – November 2, 2018

Atkinson, Eldon James  – Surrounded by his loving family, Eldon “Atch” Atkinson of Chatsworth passed at home on Friday November 2, 2018 at age 86. Atch is survived by his dear wife of 65 years, Alein Atkinson (nee Smith). Loving father of Deborah MacArthur Hergert  (Brian) of Barrie, Jim Atkinson (Debbie) of Chatsworth, and Denise Simpson (Steve) of Owen Sound. Loving grandpa to Kristianna, Trevor, Jason, Cindy, and Samantha, and great-grandpa to Vrindavani, Chanelle, Mya, Benson, Autumn, and Sierra. Predeceased by his parents, Carl and Ella Atkinson (nee Best) and siblings Alma Purdon (John) and Muriel Crowe (Sid).

Visitations will be held at the Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home, Chatsworth, on Sunday November 4, 2018, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, and 7:00 – 9:00 pm. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home chapel on Monday November 5, at 11:00 am. Pastor Michael Henkel officiating.  Interment at Flesherton Cemetery. Donations to the Cancer Society, or  the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

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