April 14, 2010
WEST POINT — Ricky Atkins, 42, died April 11, 2010, in West Point. Services will be today at 2 p.m. at Dowdle Funeral Home with Robert Humphries officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. He was born Feb. 21, 1968, in Columbus. He was a diesel mechanic who worked for H&O Trucking. He was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Lowell and Jewel Humphries Atkins; daughter, Amanda Porter; son, Ricky Allen Atkins, and four grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Chuck Fields, Phillip Bobo, Pee Wee Jernigan, Chris House, Shawn Humphries and Danny Shaw.