---- — Lowell Atchison, 87, of Lebanon, formerly of Mt. Vernon, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at Cedar Ridge Helathcare Center.
He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Mt. Vernon. He married Joan Royer Nov. 3, 1972, in Centralia.
He is survived by his wife Joan Atchison of Lebanon; daughter and son-in-law, Colleen and David Clayton of Mt. Vernon; two sons and daughters-in-law, Norman and Beverly Atchison of Lebanon and Ted and Donna Hicks of Rock Falls; seven grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Atchison and Leona nee Houseworth Buckman; son, Lowell “La Vern” Atchison; two brothers, Norman Atchison and Richard “Rocky” Atchison; and a sister, Carmen Puckett.
Cremation services were entrusted to Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City. Online guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.