John B. Atchley
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Obituary for John B. Atchley

John B. Atchley, 83, of Lebanon, died Saturday at his home.

John was born Dec. 15, 1923 in Hardwood, OK the son of Thomas and Adelia “Nene” (Ravan) Atchley. He was raised and attended school in Mena, Arkansas. John moved to Lebanon in 1947. He met and later married Barbara Coffman on May 12, 1951. They resided in the Lebanon area and spent the past forty-nine years in Waterloo, where they raised their family. John worked thirty-nine years in the plywood industry before retiring from Champion Plywood.

He was a member of Waterloo Baptist Church and was faithful in serving God before going home to be with him. He loved to gardening, carpentry, spending time with his family and camping & fishing in his younger days. He was proud of all his grandchildren, especially his grandsons that are in the Army serving their country.

He is survived by his wife Barbara of Waterloo, children Helen Howard of Albany, John Atchley and his wife Rhonda of Lebanon, Judy Haugan and her husband Charles of Lebanon, and Ben Atchley of Albany. 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Kathy Adilia Atchley, 4 brothers and 2 sisters and his parents.

Viewing will be from 3 " 7:00 P.M., Friday, at Huston-Jost Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, Dec. 15 at Huston-Jost Funeral Home.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society and sent in care of Huston-Jost Funeral Home, 86 W. Grant St., Lebanon, OR 97355

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