Travis L. Atchley



Travis L. Atchley, 76, of Ashland, Ore., died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Rogue Valley Medical Center, Medford, Ore.



Mr. Atchley was born November 25, 1933, in Crandall, Mississippi, to Lee and Velma Atchley. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1955. On September 6, 1956, in Carson City, Nev., he married the former Carol J. Bollinger.



Mr. Atchley worked as a flooring installer before a career as a heavy equipment operator at the Croman Corporation mill. In later years he worked for Ashland Sanitary.



Travis was a member of the Four Square Church. He enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling and camping.



Survivors include his wife, Carol, of Ashland, Ore.; children, Debbie, Jimmy, Billy, Christina and Karen; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald; sister, Jaunice Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Russel and Frankie.



A memorial service will be held Monday, July 26, 2010, at 1:00 p.m., at The Shepherd's Way Church, 599 East Main Street, Ashland, Ore. Pastor Bill Halstead and Pastor John Otto will officiate. Private innurnment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Ashland, Ore.



Arrangements are being handled by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Ore. www.litwillersimonsen.com