Trevor Atchison


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Posted Online: May 03, 2013, 6:34 pm
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Trevor B. Atchison, 21, of Alpha, died on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at St. Francis Medical
Center in Peoria.
Services are at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, at the Alpha United Methodist Church. Burial is at Alpha Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home, Alpha. A memorial fund will be established, and online condolences can be made at petersonwallinknox.com.
He was born on June 3, 1991, in Galesburg, to Kelly and Trudy Anderson Atchison. He attended
AlWood Schools and received his GED in 2009 from High Roads Advantage in Aledo, where he
received his food service certificate. He attended Blackhawk College and received his welding certificate in 2011. He married Robin Carr on September 2011.
Trevor was employed at General Grind and Machine in Aledo, Pioneer Hybrids and the Fountain Oasis, both in Woodhull. He helped his dad farm for many years.
He was a member of Alpha United Methodist Church. He enjoyed music, video games and
enjoyed his family, friends and a special dog, Jack.
He is survived by his parents, Kelly and Trudy Atchison; a sister, Brittney Atchison; paternal grandparents, Charles and Geri McLaughlin, all of Alpha; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Russell Atchison; maternal grandparents, Dick and Marcella Anderson; and one uncle, Tim Bradley Anderson.












 



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