Arthur William Atchison, 90, Osage City: April 18, 1928 – Oct. 30, 2018

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Arthur William (Bill) Atchison, 90, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. He was born on April 18, 1928, in Arvonia, Kan. He was the son of John Henry and Florence (Gunterman) Atchison.

Bill was a lifelong resident of Osage City, Kan. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

On Dec. 24, 1951, he married Helen Schnoor.

Bill worked in farming and was a mechanic at Nordling Motors. Later he drove a truck for Thompson Truck Line. From 1978 to 1993, Bill and Helen owned and operated the Dew Drop Inn, in Osage City. 

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and son Greg.

He is survived by two children, Lorraine Davis and husband, Bill Renner, and Willie Atchison and wife, Mary Sue; and six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the United Methodist Church, Osage City.

Memorial contributions may be made to Osage City United Methodist Church, 219 S. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523.

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