April 9, 1930 ~ June 27, 2011
Atkisson, B.P. "Bill", a 54 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011 at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Cushing, OK, Bill was 81 when he died. He had served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Bill's passion was flying airplanes and he was a 34 year pilot for American Airlines. His leisure time was spent reading, gardening, and fishing. Bill is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joan Atkisson of Torrance, CA; daughters, Kathleen (Joe) Tokar of Fayetteville, AR and Paula Atkisson of La Verne, CA; son, Douglas (Ellen) Atkisson of Redondo Beach, CA; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor and Samuel Atkisson; and daughter, Yvonne Joy Atkisson. The Memorial Service will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Saturday July 2, 2011 at 5pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Child Fund International, www.childfund.org.
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