Benny Roger Atchley

Published 9:08 am Friday, June 21, 2024

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Benny Roger Atchley, 79 passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at his home in Advance, NC, with his wife by his side.

He was the son of the late James Hubert Atchley and Pauline Joines Atchley.

Benny is survived by: his wife, Susan Mock Atchley; special  friends, Paul Eudy, JJ Jordan, Bobby Shore, Richard McCrary “Squirrel”; special caregiver, Brenda Perrin; 3 sisters-in-law, Sarah Mock (Dennis), Stafford Hyman (Mike), Penny Leigh; a host of nieces and nephews, and special nieces Marquita Fuchs (Tom), Eden Elizabeth Hughes,  special nephews Eliah Hughes and Wesley Mock(Gelee); and his dogs, Griselde and Cooper; and a family of kittens.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, brother, Mike Atchley; brother-in-law, George Mock Jr.; and special friend, Jeff Smith.

Benny earned his master’s degree from UNC Greensboro and was employed by RJR Tobacco Co. as a Senior Tax Analyst for 40 years. He a proud Vet who served his country in the Navy. He was a member of the CBA, and the American Legion.

He was member of Fork Episcopal Church. Benny was an avid reader, who loved animals, Harleys, tinkering and loved his family.

The family will have a Celebration of Life Memorial Service on Wednesday, June 26 at 6 p.m. at Davie Funeral Home Chapel in Mocksville, with his friend, Bobby Shore, officiating. The family requests that memorials be made to the Davie County Animal Shelter.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Home, are honored to serve the Atchley family with funeral arrangements