PFAYETTEVILLE, Pa. Patrick J. Atkinson III, (P. J.) of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg.
P.J. was born on March 31, 1966, in Frostburg, but spent most of his adult life in Chambersburg.
He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Christine Pittman Atkinson and his three step-children; Marcus Pittman of Shippensburg, Nacosha Pittman of Chambersburg and Colby Pittman of Chambersburg. He is also survived by his mother and step-father, Joe & Julia Williams of Frostburg; his sister, Amy Morton and her family of Frostburg; and his father, Patrick J. Atkinson Jr. of Frostburg; six grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends.
Even though P. J. struggled with life he was a kind, compassionate man always willing to help others. He developed a strong relationship with God, which will serve him well in his journey.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until time of services.
Published on September 23, 2017