January 3, 2002 to January 29, 2021
Jacob Thomas Atkinson, 19, of Lancaster, Missouri, passed away at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri on Friday, January 29, 2021.
The son of Brian Thomas and Tammy Jane (Jackson) Atkinson of Lancaster, Missouri, he was born on January 3, 2002, in Memphis, Missouri. He was a 2020 graduate of the Schuyler R-I High School class in Queen City, Missouri.
He is survived by his parents, Brian and Tammy Atkinson of Lancaster, Missouri; one sister, Bailie Atkinson of Lancaster, Missouri; grandparents, Loyd Jackson of Lancaster, Missouri, and Ronald and Arloa Atkinson of Queen City, Missouri; great grandmother, Imogene Humphrey of Kirksville, Missouri; aunts and uncles, Vicky Yearns and husband, Gary, of Lancaster, Missouri, Jessie Pinson and husband, Christopher, of Kirksville, Missouri, and Brandon Atkinson of Queen City, Missouri; cousins, Hunter Yearns and fiancé, Harley Morss, of Lancaster, Missouri, Jamie Holton and husband, Skyler, and their daughters, Zalynn, and Quinley of Memphis, Missouri, Wyatt Pinson of Kirksville, Missouri, Madeline Pinson of Unionville, Missouri, Slade Atkinson of Agency, Iowa, and Shante Miller of Lancaster, Missouri; a special friend, Heather Christian of Unionville, Missouri; other family members, and so many good friends.
Jacob is preceded in death by his grandmother, Mickey Jackson on January 7, 2018.
Jacob was a member of the Queen City Baptist Church in Queen City, Missouri.
Jacob was employed with 4 Winds Construction, laying fiber optic lines and with Loyd Jackson’s Garage. While in school, Jacob was a member of FFA trap shooting team, track, football, and wrestling, which he excelled in all. His greatest hobbies were riding four wheelers, singing and playing his guitar, working on vehicles alongside his family, and revving up his motors! He was always kind, friendly, and fun loving.
Faith is the only way we are going to make it. None of us are wise enough to do it on our own.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri with Bob Smith, Pastor of the Queen City Baptist Church in Queen City, Missouri. Music will be special selections of “Come a Little Closer,” “Will The Circle Be Unbroken,” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” Soloist was Corbin Bulechek. Pallbearers were Wyatt Pinson, Hunter Yearns, Slade Atkinson, Remington Byrd, Tristan Cline, Corbin Bulechek, and Spencer Campbell. Honorary pallbearers were Andrew Robb, Hunter Byrn, Hunter Rowland, and Dakota Solomon. Visitation was held on Friday, February 5, 2021, between the hours of 6 and 8:00 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri. Memorials have been established for the family. Burial was in the Arni Memorial Cemetery in Lancaster, Missouri. Online condolences may be expressed to the family, by logging on to normanfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.