Rev. Kim Combs officiated at the services. Burial followed in Trigg Memory Acres in Trigg County.
Mr. Atwell died on Sunday, December 24, 2006, at 9 p.m., in Paducah of natural causes.
Mr. Atwell was born on February 28, 1962, in Saint Louis, Mo. He was the son of the late John Atwell, III, and the late Dorothy Earhart.
Mr. Atwell was a truck driver, and was of the Pentecostal Faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lisa Wallace.
Survivors include three brothers, John Atwell of Gracey and Rickie Atwell and Russell Sperry, both of Cadiz; a sister, Tonia Atwell of Toledo, Ohio; and 10 nieces and nephews.