Alexander Skyler Lee Atkins, loving son, brother, grandson and friend, age 19, of East Flat Rock, North Carolina, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2023. Born in Hendersonville, North Carolina on April 15, 2003, he was the son of Johnny and Dellnour Sunshine Atkins of East Flat Rock.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Randall Stanford; and one uncle, BJ Strickland.
Alexander, who was a construction worker, took great pride in building many different things, and had a desire to one day own his own construction business. He enjoyed modifying and riding his motorcycle, but most of all, Alexander enjoyed making precious memories with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by four siblings, Dalton Atkins, Major Byrnside, Kady Atkins and Jacob Atkins; paternal grandmother, Helen Atkins; maternal grandmother, Martha Stanford; and maternal grandparents, Donald and Sheila Strickland. Alexander is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
A celebration of Alexander’s life will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. at Living Water Church in Hendersonville. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service, at the church.
My heart is broken for all of you my precious friend Sunshine…I love you and am praying for you all as you walk through this difficult journey 🙏 Always know how loved you are🥰
Sunshine and Johnny my heart breaks for you. Alex was such a sweet young man. He was always so polite and kind hearted. He will truly be missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Oh how my heart hurts for you and your family. Im thankful for the memories of having Alex in First Grade. Sending hugs, love and prayers.❤️
I’m so sorry for your loss
Rest in paradise buddy❤️ I’m sorry for your loss
Sunshine, my deepest condolences to you and your family. One cannot imagine the loss and pain. You and your family are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Sunshine & Johnny Our memories of Alex fishing 🎣 on the docks at Lake Julian and seeing him around town his Smile always spoke kindness He will always be remembered. We Love you all so much May God Give you Strength and Comfort today and the days ahead
My dear sweet Alex I love you dearly you are my special little buddy you was my little buddy from the time you was born I love you and I will miss you dearly Trish
Rest easy sweet boy me corey n lil Elliot miss you
oh lord, my dear friend and one of the best. i’m gonna miss you, growing up w you was the best and i wouldn’t trade it for the world❤️ i’m gonna take care of jojo for you, raise hell up there for us.