Jack L. Atkins, 70, of Springfield died March 18, 2019. He grew up in Fair Lawn and Livingston and resided in Short Hills for 30 years before moving to Springfield in 2013.
Mr. Atkins joined his father in the real estate business which, after his brothers joined the firm, became The Atkins Companies, a real estate development and management firm headquartered in West Orange. He was a principal in the firm until the time of his passing.
He graduated from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa., where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Melanie; two sons, Doug and Scott (Carly); his daughter, Kim; his father, Steve; three brothers, Dick, Chick, and Bob; and two grandchildren.
Services were held March 20 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to RWJBarnabas Health Hospice Service at rwjbh.org/giving.