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Celebrating the life of

William (Bill) Atkinson

Passed away on November 27, 2023

William (Bill) Atkinson

William “Bill” Atkinson, 71, died at Candler Hospital in Savannah, Georgia on November 27, 2023, after a prolonged illness, with family members at his bedside. 

Bill was a force of nature for all who knew him.

Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, he worked as a banker and small-business consultant for over forty years, and served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Coastal Georgia. He is preceded in death by his mother, Ann Boling Atkinson; and brother, Ted Copland. He is survived by his children, Alex Atkinson and Tori Atkinson Sullivan; their spouses, Heather Atkinson and Ryan “Remi” Sullivan; his grandsons, Owen and Torin Atkinson; his step-father, John Atkinson; sisters, Diane Morse and Suzanne Atkinson; his brother, Thomas Atkinson; and his ex-wife, Sandee Atkinson.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, 2023  at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. A memorial service will be held immediately following the visitation at 3:00 the funeral home. 



Mr. Bill was such a wonderful father. I remember all the great things he did with Tori and allowing for Andreamorgan to come along. Praying for all of us in your time of loss.

- Denise McCorkhill, Rincon, GA

A candle has been lit!

Always a good time when Bill was around. As a former employee of Jazzd back in the early 2000’s, he was a good man. Always very sweet to me.

- Beth Gold, Destin, FL

A candle has been lit!

My thoughts and prayers for the family. Mr. Bill was a true gentleman with a contagious smile. Blessed to have known him.

- JulieAnn Therrell, Savannah, GA

Bill was larger than life, great to hang around with and laugh. Great guy, he will be missed.

- David DArcy, Savannah, Georgia

Went to High School with Bill. I remember him to be a handsome guy with a great personality. God rest his soul. Prayers for comfort to his family.

- Marsha (Parker) Kuykendall, Park Hill, Ok

My prayers and thoughts are with the family. Bill was a great friend and we were able to do business with him as our banker for years. Sorry to hear of his passing.

- Luree Bonner, Thunderbolt. Georgia, GA

I just heard of Bill’s passing. We lived on the same floor@ Wms. Ct. He is so missed, a true gentleman and just so sweet. Fly high Bill.

- Patricia Cox, Savannah , GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel