Herman Wayne Atkins, Sr., 73, of Martinsville, VA passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022 at his home. He was born November 5, 1948 in Franklin County, VA to the late Herman Smith Atkins and Mary Chitwood Atkins.
Mr. Atkins started out as an electrician for Bassett Fiberboard Plant in 1971 and later retired as Plant Manager. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Blue Ridge Cycle Club.
He is survived by his wife, Claudia S. Atkins; children, Bonnie A. Lee (Daryl K. Lee), Herman Wayne Atkins, Jr., and Jonathan A. Atkins (Christy Atkins); grandchildren, Michelle N. Lee, Lara R. Lee, Jessica M. Lee, and Andrew and Christopher Atkins. He is also survived by his sister Joyce A. Roden (Buddy); and his brother, William T. “Butch” Mason (Sue).
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Atkins family. Online condolences may be made at norrisfuneral.com