In memory of
Donald L. Atkinson Jr. Feb. 18, 1963 - Dec. 31, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY Donald L. Atkinson Jr. spent his childhood in Europe as an Air Force brat. Then moved to Texas where he graduated from Bryan High School in 1981. He attended Texas A&M where he was a cartoonist for the school paper. He worked for VSA Networks and First Oklahoma Ag covering agricultural news for decades. He was a member of the National Association of Farm Broad- casting for 25 years. Recently he owned his own company and produced stories that ran on RFD-TV, First Oklahoma Ag, High Plains Journal and The Oklahoman. He loved his family and rescue dogs Eva and Penny. He will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Conny Ford-Atkinson, daughter Renee and husband Ryan Rogers, son Zachary Atkinson, mother Dorothy and husband James Wilson of Bryan, TX, father Donald Atkinson Sr. and wife Libby of Rio Hondo, TX, brother Mark Wilson and nieces Erin and Elissa Wilson of George-town, TX. A celebration of life will be 10am Friday, January 10, 2020, at Reflection Pointe, 10900 N. Eastern Ave., Oklahoma City. Donations in his memory may be made to Safe Haven Animal Rescue.
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