Monday August 3, 2020: Beloved husband of the late Wanda Atkins (Cagle) Dearest father of Lisa (Brady) Aten, Kenneth (Karen) Atkins, and Michael (Robin) Atkins. Best grandfather to Todd Aten, Brad (Samantha) Aten, Tyler Atkins, and Kaycie Atkins. Great grandfather to Alex Aten and Brady Aten. Beloved brother to Dan Atkins and the late Alvie Atkins, Bill Atkins, and Terry Atkins. Very much-loved uncle, great uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Ralph severed in the United States Army and was a police officer for the St. Louis Police Department for over 30 years, retiring with the rank of lieutenant. He loved his job as a police officer, but most of all he treasured the time he got to spend with his family. He will be greatly missed by his family and all that knew and loved him.
Services at Kutis Funeral Home in South County. Visitation Tuesday August 11, 2020 from 6-8pm. Service Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 10:00am at the funeral home. He will be taken to Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield Mo. In lieu of flowers if you wish, donations may be made to Back Stoppers. https://backstoppers.org/donate