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Wednesday April 1, 2015 at 11:00 am
Milton I. Atkins, CANG Veteran / Alturas, CA
The Patriot Guard Riders having been invited by the family of fallen U.S. Army National Guard of California, Sp3 Milton Atkins, to stand and honor during his interment services at Alturas Cemetery in Alturas California.
Sp3 Milton Atkins proudly served his country as a Sqd. Ldr. in the 49th Inf. Div. from February 10, 1954 until Honorably Discharged on February 9, 1957. He qualified as Marksman, pistol .45 cal; Sharpshooter carbine 30 cal and MG cal .30 2d cl gnr.
A 4th generation Shasta County native, Spc3 Milton Atkins attended Shasta College where he attained an "AA" degree. He moved to Alturas in 1973 where he was a member of Alturas Rural Fire Dept. for 32 years, a member of Alturas B.P.O.E. 1756, Modoc Tribe Ride and Modoc Sheriff's Posse. Sp3 Milton Atkins worked at and managed several grocery stores in the Shasta County and Alturas areas.
Very well liked & respected in the community and because of his sense of humor, love of life & his family, he will be deeply missed by many. Carry on Sp3 Milton Atkins, your mission here is complete, and a job well done!
Skip "Boonierider" Kelly
Ride Captain, Modoc PGR, Alturas, Ca.
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