ATKINS, Bobby L. affectionately known as “Pastor Bob”, 79, of Williamsburg, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 18, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lawana G. Atkins; sons, Stephen F. Atkins and wife Pamela, Mark E. Atkins, Walter L. Atkins and wife Alissa; brother, William A. Atkins; sister, Sylvia Summers; and many other family members and friends. Mr. Atkins graduated from Southern Wesleyan University, where he received his degree in History and then attended Holmes Bible College where he received his Theological Seminary degree. Bobby was the pastor at Greensprings Chapel for many years and recently had started pastoring Encore Church. Bobby had 35 years of service as a pastor and was the leader of AWAM ministries fellowship. The family will accept friends on Monday, July 20, 2015 from 6-8 pm at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 ironbound Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188. A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday at 2pm at Upward Church, 3687 Ironbound Rd. Williamsburg, and VA 23188. Interment will follow in Bermuda memorial Gardens.