Earnest “Frank” Atkinson Sr., age 75, passed away January 1, 2022, peacefully at his home in Ocean Springs, with family around him. He was born in Eastman GA, on August 2, 1946, to Earnest Atkinson and Louise Harrell, together they had 7 children. Frank was married to Rose Buchanan for 13 years but they shared a life together for 35 years. Frank and Rose brought together a family of 7 children. Frank was a kind, gentle man, he loved his sports especially the Gators. He will be laid to rest at the VA National Cemetery in Biloxi, MS. Date unknow. Bradford - O'Keefe is proud to serve the family of Earnest Atkinson Sr.