Phillip O’Neal Atchley of Albertville, Alabama, passed away at Marshall Medical South on September 2, 2021, at the age of 63.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:00 PM today, Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Albertville Memorial Chapel.
The service will be held in the chapel at 2:00 PM with burial to follow at Marshall Memorial Garden, Albertville. Officiating the service will be Bro. Mike Painter, Bro. Don Gray, and Bro. Willis Kelly.
Phillip was born on January 5, 1958, in Guntersville, Alabama, and lived in Albertville, most of his life. He married Sheila Painter McClain on April 3, 1998.
He was a member of Solitude Baptist Church. Phillip graduated from Albertville High School and worked at Wayne Farms for 40 years where he drove a feed truck and was referred to as “Clean.” He believed in keeping his truck spotless and had an amazing work ethic. He loved setting up his booth at trade day and interacting with people.
His acts of kindness and giving spirit was known by all he came in contact with.
He was preceded in death by his mother Martine Tidmore Atchley and his father Hassel Atchley.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years Sheila Painter Atchley; daughter Lori (Derek) Strange; son Blake (Emily) McClain, and daughter Tiffany (Skyler) Bixby; sister Angie (Don) Gray; grandchildren Gavin Strange, Kinsley Bixby, Ryleigh Bixby, and Shepard Strange.
Pallbearers will be Steve Painter, Alan Painter, Eugene Spradlin, Rick Deweese, Clint Talton, and Brian Painter.
If lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Phillip’s honor to the Metro Ministries of Mobile, Inc., PO Box 317, Mobile, AL 36601 or at www.metromin.com. Phillip loved Bill and Cheryl and believed in their ministry.