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Richard C. (Dick) Atkins

February 8, 1935 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 86)

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Richard (Dick) C. Atkins 86 passed away Monday June 7, 2021 morning after a long illness. 

 Mr. Atkins was born in Auburn NY on February 8, 1935.  He is the son of Richard C Atkins and Mary E. Ringwood.  He is a graduate of Buffalo School of Technology in drafting.  He is a retired employee of the New York State Prison as a foreman.  He also worked 25 years at Alco.   He was in United States Navy from 1957 to 1961.

 Dick spent many years of his life traveling after retirement with his wife “Ginny”of 56 years. People remember him by his sense of humor and corny jokes.

 Dick was a member of A.O.H of Auburn and the VFW Post 1975.

 Mr. Atkins is predeceased by his wife Virginia L. Atkins and son Robert(Bob) C. Atkins.

 Dick is survived by daughters Carol Akins(Chris Pruett) and Jennifer Lupo husband Greg Lupo and his son Richard Atkins and wife Colette of Iowa. Grandchildren Nick Atkins, Ryan, Skyla and Rick Atkins, Adam and Eric Lupo.  

 Family and friends are invited to call Thursday, June 10th from 10:00 to 11:30 am at Heieck-Pelc Funeral Home. Funeral Service and burial will follow privately. 


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June 10, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
42 E Genesee St
Auburn, NY 13021

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42 E Genesee St
Auburn, NY 13021


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