Denny Carroll Atchley, 75, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in a local hospital.
He was born in McMinn County but had lived a majority of his life in Bradley County. He was a retired contractor from Bowater after 22 years of service. He was an avid NASCAR fan; a hard worker and enjoyed the simple life.
He was the son of the late Authur T. Atchley and Ella Mae Burnett Atchley. He was also preceded in death by his brothers: Kenneth Atchley, Billy Atchley, Johnny Atchley and Charles Atchley.
He is survived by his siblings: Joseph Atchley, Marjorie Collins and husband, Jerry, and Wanda Morgan, all of Cleveland, Barbara Suits and husband, Dennis, of Tullahoma, Marshall Atchley and wife, Joanie, Jimmy Atchley and wife, Martha, and Neal Atchley and wife, Jodi, all of Sarasota, Fla.; best friend, Rick Martin of Cleveland; several nieces, nephews and other extended family member also survive.
A gathering of friends will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Atchley family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.