Former longtime Gregg County judge dies
POSTED: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 10:10am
UPDATED: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 12:52pm
Longview, Texas (KETK) — Former longtime Gregg County Judge Henry Atkinson has passed away.
County Judge Bill Stoudt reported the news Thursday morning and confirmed it to KETK this afternoon.
Although funeral arrangements are pending, Stoudt said he will order county flags lowered to half-staff for the judge's services.
Atkinson served as Gregg County judge from 1967 to 1990 and succeeded R. E. "Peppy" Blount while preceding Kenneth Walker.