Lon Atkins

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(October 15, 1942 – November 28, 2016)

Lon Atkins.
Drawing by Charlie Williams.

Alonzo P. Atkins was a Southern fan who lived in LA a good part of his life. He chaired DeepSouthCon 4 in 1966. He was one of the initial editors of Rally! and an editor of Grand Fenwick Gazette.

He was a member of ALA-APA and SFPA (of which he served as OE) and a number of other apae.

He was married, for a time, to Kathy Atkins.

Fanzines and Apazines:

Lon Atkins, left, and Arnie Katz at Midwestcon 17, 1966. Photo from Zingaro 8 by Mark Irwin.
Lon Atkins. Drawing by Joe Staton.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

Person 19422016
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