Blaine Atkins, 62

Blaine Adkins, 62 of Millsboro, Del., died Friday, July 21, 2006, at home.

Atkins was retired from Melvin Joseph Inc. He was a life member of the Mid Sussex Ambulance Squad. He loved fishing, hunting, and his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Cora Lee Armfield Atkins; his mother, Grace Moore; one son, Christopher Edward Atkins and his wife Bonnie; two brothers, Bobby Lee Atkins and John Swithenbank; five grandchildren, Bryan, Michael, Amanda, Alana, Christina; and one great-grandchild, Audrey Rose. He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Atkins.

Funeral services were scheduled for July 24 at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St. Millsboro, Delaware with interment being private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions maybe made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 201 A West DuPont Hwy, Millsboro, DE 19966.