Joe Allen Atchley, 76, a former Sunnyside resident passed away on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, in Yakima, with his family by his side.

Joe loved the outdoors, playing poker and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who held a special place in his heart.

He is survived by one brother, Doyan (Joyce) Atchley; one sister, Jessie Austin; sons, Tommy, Wayne, Steve (Amanda) and Ken Atchley; daughters, Wanda Duim and Donna (Shane) Baker; grandchildren, Dusty Dietz, Mitch (Maria) Duim, Tanya, Kenny and Summer Kruger, Blaine, Brittni, Brian, Tyler, Kelli, Staley, Ethan, Landyn and Jeremiah Atchley, Krista and Rylee Baker; great-grandchildren, Caitlin Dietz and Hunter Duim; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Joe was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Louise Atchley; and son-in-law, Dale Robert Duim.

At Joe's request no service will be held.

A Celebration of Life potluck will be held at a later date.

Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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