A service to celebrate Merv's life will take place at the Mercure Hotel and Convention Centre, 613 Main Road, Ballarat on Friday October 25, 2019 at 2.00 p.m. A private cremation will follow the service. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Ballarat Health Services. Envelopes will be available.
Mervyn "Merv" Jeffrey Atkinson
Late Victoria Police S/C 20346.
At Gandarra Palliative Care after a long illness.
Dearly loved partner of Heather for 27 years.
Loved and loving father of Ben (Blondie), Hayden (Dingo) and Darcy (Doo) and their partners David, Bek and Adam. Loved and Proud poppy of Noah.
Merv ,what do I say, we’ve had a great long time, you we’re there when many weren’t, we shared so many great moments,with family and friends, the growing of our lives from where came from to bigger and better things that we believed in to better our lives, whatched your kids grow, and mine, spent many years, and to Heather, such a strong and beautiful woman who loved you so much, was always there for you no matter what or difficult is was an amazing person love to H to the moon and back, no one can ever take that from you, love you H for what you have done for my Brother, now he is going home, without pain, but so much pride, you ain’t heavy he’s my brother, will always love and miss you, in my heart, forever in my dreams, fly free, your dreaming has begun, until I see you, at the river Leoda and Boddy xxxOctober 29, 2019
Merv, going to miss your smile and your jokes, my condolences to you beautiful partner heather, I will never forget you. R.IP Merv.October 25, 2019
Merv, myself and Donna and maria, we are going to miss your smile, and your jokes, my condolences to your beautiful partner heather, she is going to miss you so much. we will never forget you merv. RIP xxOctober 25, 2019
Uncle Merv you we’re always amazing , one of the best. Taken to soon . You will be dearly missed. Memories i have will be cherished forever.My heart goes out to the family .. R.I.P uncle 🖤💛❤October 24, 2019
A great mate whom I first met in Feb 1976 and who kept in touch throughout the years. A genuine person who will be sadly missed by all. RIP Merv.October 24, 2019
Squad 12 of 1977 and room mates, you were taken too young, sorry to see you go mate. RIPOctober 21, 2019
My dear friend who I had the pleasure of joining on his first day in the job back in ‘76 and by sheer luck, was with him on his last day before he changed careers. A true champion and genuinely one of nature’s gentlemen. A wonderful and proud man who will be sorely missedOctober 21, 2019
Sending My love and condolences too all the family rip uncle Merv 💞💞💞💔October 21, 2019
Rest in peace big fella .October 20, 2019
Old Holden’s will always rule !
Kindest regards to Heather & her extended families. Also Kindest regards to ; Darcy, Benny & Dingo. So
Sorry for you loss .
Sincere condolences .
George Wormald 😔
Your determination and strength still inspires people even in death. You have left a hole in alot of people’s hearts but we take comfort that you can dance freely again! Sending much light, love and strength to Heather and the family during this very difficult time. RIP..❤❤❤October 20, 2019
A very dear friend, I loved you like a brother Merv. So many memories. You can rest in peace now bro. Sending my love to “H” and all his family.October 20, 2019