In memory of
Oscar Woodrow Pete Attkisson
ATTKISSON, Oscar Woodrow "Pete," 98, of Edenton, N.C., passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016, following a brief illness. Pete was born, June 9, 1918 in Hanover County, Va., to Linwood Lee and Rose Howard Attkisson. He had three older brothers and a younger sister who preceded him in death. On December 17, 1938, he married Marguerite Alice Barden and they enjoyed 62 years of marriage until her death in 2000. He was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lee ; and a granddaughter, Sallie Ann Attkisson M.D. Mr. Attkisson is survived by two sons, Dr. Wayne Page Attkisson (Margaret) of Edenton, N.C. and Jerry Barden Attkisson (Sylvia) of Atlanta, Ga.; and one daughter, Marguerite Attkisson Braddy (Dr. Jeff) of High Point, N.C.; and one daughter-in-law, Linda Attkisson of Atlanta, Ga. He enjoyed his six grandchildren, Ken Attkisson (Jenn) of Edenton, N.C., Lesley Lewis (Perry) of Charlotte, N.C., Robin Attkisson of Atlanta, Ga., Kellie Hall (Wes) of High Point, N.C., Scott Harris of Garner, N.C., and Brock Braddy of Wilmington, N.C. He took great pride in his six great-grandchildren and eagerly awaited the arrival of his seventh this December; and of course, his beloved dog, Billy. He retired from DuPont in 1978 with 40 years... Published by Joseph W. Bliley Funeral Home | Full obituary
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