Graveside services for Mildon Atchley, age 86, of Brownwood, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Greenleaf Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Hetzel officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. He passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at his residence.

Mildon was born Dec. 9, 1920, in Gainesville, Texas, the son of the late John and Sarah (Smith) Atchley. He had been a resident of Brownwood since 1948, and was a retired mechanic. Mildon married Neva Loreta Kirkwood on May 6, 1939, in Fort Cobb, Okla. She preceded him in death.

Survivors include his son, Darrell and daughter-in-law, Norma, Atchley of Brownwood; granddaughters, Starla and husband, Tracy, Tedford of Brownwood, and Sheryl and husband, Tracy, Runge of California; grandson, Monte and wife, Laura, Atchley of Bangs; great-grandchildren Casey Carlisle and Kali Tedford; great-great-grandchildren Avery and Tanna Carlisle; and sister Gene Johnson of Azle.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers.