Travis Mallory Atkins, born March 22 1929, passed away on Sunday, June 23 2013. He leaves behind his wife of 61 years Katherine S. Atkins, two daughters Sherry Atkins Byrn (Alan) of Greenville, MS and Karen Atkins McNeer of Collierville, TN, a sister Shirley Shute of Cherokee Village, AR, two grandsons Shane Horton of South Haven, MS and Jeremy McNeer of Goose Creek, SC, and one great-grandson Reid McNeer. Mr. Atkins graduated from Southside High School in Memphis, TN. He was a decorated Korean War veteran and was part of The Chosin Reservoir for the Marine Corps. He retired after more than 35 years service with the Federal Aviation Administration. He was a sports enthusiast. His two grandsons were among the many youths he coached in little league soccer in Memphis, TN. He loved fishing, camping, and vacationing with his family and friends he made along the way. The visitation will be Thursday, June 27 from 5-7 pm and the memorial service will be Friday, June 28 at 1:00 pm at Memphis Funeral Home (5599 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN).