Mr. Atwell, age 81, of Charlotte, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Brian Center. Born June 9, 1932 in Chester, SC, he was the son of the late Boyce Alexander Atwell and Mona Leona Cody Atwell. Mr. Atwell retired from Carolinas Medical Center - Main in 1997. He was a member of East Baptist Church. Mr. Atwell enjoyed playing cards (especially Shanghi), bingo and watching softball.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, February 22nd at East Baptist Church with Reverend Jon DeBell, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Saturday at the church.
Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Miller and husband, John, of Charlotte and Pam Ogburn and husband, Allan, of Camden, SC; and four grandchildren, Jacob Miller, Ian Miller, Brianna Ogburn and Shane Ogburn. In addition to his parents, Mr. Atwell was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Simpson Atwell; a brother, Larry Atwell; and a sister, Wanda Atwell.
Memorials may be made to East Baptist Church, 6850 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 or to Hospice & Palliative Care, 1420 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204.
Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106). Condolences may be offered at www.wilsonfuneralservices.com.