John Burgess Atkins Jr., 74, of Oak Park, formerly of Homewood, died peacefully at the Belmont Village Residence on June 27, 2013.

He is survived by his children Greg (Cherry) VanOverstraeten, Kara Clark, Dian (Milta), Jeanine (Cindy), and Amy (Sam) Esposito; his grandchildren, Paul, Bob, Daniel, Brian, James, Jack, Kelsey, Kara, Sammy, Molly, Seve, Henry, Alice, and Ben; his great-granddaughter Madison; and by his brother, Jim. He was preceded in death by his son, Ken, and his brother, Tom.

A private service will be held by the family at Washington Memory Garden in Homewood.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to JourneyCare Hospice.

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