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Jason Dexter Atkins

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, OH 45640

(p) 740-286-2010 (f) 740-286-5640

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Jason Dexter Atkins, age 90, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, at OSU Wexner Medical Center of Columbus. He was born October 20th, 1932, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky to the late Jason Braxton and Maude Alice (Withrow) Atkins.

Jason was employed at the Atomic Plant for 42 years. He was a Mason for over 60 years as well as being a Shriner.

He is survived by his children: Roger (Lori) Atkins, Dexter E. Atkins, Debbie Haning, and Kim (Steve) Boggs; grandchildren: Terry Atkins, Josh Atkins, Jason Atkins, Krystal Strawser, Elizabeth Atkins, Grace Atkins, Christian Boggs, Michelle (Billy) Reffitt, and Michael Allen; sister, Anna Ruth Williams; and numerous great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Francis Atkins; grandchildren: Dean Atkins, Tiffany Allen, Andy Starr, and Joey Starr; siblings: Ethelyn Colleen Dolph, Donald Colman Atkins, John Milton Atkins, Emel Lee Atkins, Mary Lou LaVerne, and Dale Elisha Atkins; and daughter-in-law, Rhonda Atkins.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, September 18th, 2023, from 12-2PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2PM at the funeral home with Steve Boggs officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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