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.



Funeral Notice

ServiceOctober 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm613 Main Road Ballarat , VIC View MapVenue: Ballarat Mercure Hotel and Convention Centre

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.

  1. 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 xxx

    Leoda Atkinson October 29, 2019
  2. Merv, going to miss your smile and your jokes, my condolences to you beautiful partner heather, I will never forget you. R.IP Merv.

    Maria Andriuzzi October 25, 2019
  3. 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 xx

    Maria Andriuzzi October 25, 2019
  4. 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 πŸ–€πŸ’›β€

    Anikka Atkinson October 24, 2019
  5. 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.

    Gary Stokie October 24, 2019
  6. Squad 12 of 1977 and room mates, you were taken too young, sorry to see you go mate. RIP

    Santo Acciarito October 21, 2019
  7. My dear friend who I had the pleasure of joining on his first day in the job back in β€˜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 missed

    Alan Paxton October 21, 2019
  8. Sending My love and condolences too all the family rip uncle Merv πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’”

    Shaylee October 21, 2019
  9. Rest in peace big fella .
    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 πŸ˜”

    George Wormald October 20, 2019
  10. 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..❀❀❀

    Karen Soden October 20, 2019
  11. 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.

    Russell October 20, 2019

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