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Earl J. Atwood
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Obituary for Earl J. Atwood

Earl Joseph Atwood, age 76, died Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Mclaren-Bay Region. He was born on September 6, 1941 to the late Earl and Lucille (Streau) Atwood in Bay City. Earl served honorably in the U.S. Navy and was a long-time member of the Boy Scouts of America. On April 18, 1964 Earl married Beverly J. Rice and she preceded him in death on September 10, 2003. He retired from the trucking business after many years. Earl enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time in the woods.

Surviving are his children; Kevin (Kimberly) Atwood, Kimberly (Walter) Eckerd; four grandchildren: Reva Eckerd, Felicia (Michael) Spring, Jeffery Atwood and Andrew (Jessica) Atwood; his great-granddaughter, Hazelle Grace Atwood; a sister, Lou Anne (Al) LaBorne, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 10:00 am at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. Earl’s nephew, Ted Headings will officiate with burial following in Floral Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Wishes of the Family. Visiting hours with the family will be Tuesday from 2:00 until 8:00 pm at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. For on-line sentiments:

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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trahan Funeral Chapel

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Visitation will continue Wednesday from 9:00 am until time of service





10:00 AM
Trahan Funeral Chapel

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Cemetery Details


Floral Gardens Cemetery

2215 Cass Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Memorial Contribution

Wishes of the Family


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