Lonnie W. Atchley, 87, of Hillisburg, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018. He was born August 28, 1931, in Clay County, TN, to Luke and Nardie (Butler) Atchley. On September 6, 1959, he married Nancy C. Spurgeon at Hillisburg United Methodist Church; she preceded him in death on December 23, 2017.
Lonnie had attended Tipton County Schools. After 35 years, he retired from Delco Remy in Anderson. Lonnie was a member of Pickard Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed fishing and camping but his true love were his grandkids and great grandkids.
Surviving Lonnie are his children, Christina (Murray) Freeman and Steve (Lorraine) Atchley; brother, Will (Betty) Atchley; sister, Liz Clark; five grandchildren, Wesley (Christy) Parker, Gina Rayburn, Miranda (Shane) Trenary, Nick (Brittani) Atchley, and Yvette Atchey; and seven great grandchildren with one on the way.
In addition to his wife, Lonnie is preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter, Julia Ann Atchley; and nine brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018, at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort, from 12:00 p.m. to the start of the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Pastor John Mansur will officiate. Burial will follow in Whiteman Cemetery in Michigantown. Memorials in Lonnie’s name may be made to Pickard Masonic Lodge. Online condolences may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.