Earl W. Adkins, 82, of Rigrish Addition, died Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the Southern Ohio Medical Center. Born on July 19, 1937, he was a son of the late Alvin and Anna Lewis Adkins, and was retired from the N & W Railroad.
Earl enjoyed watching his old movies, riding his John Deere, fishing in Cliff’s Lake and in the past was an avid bowler. But most importantly, he enjoyed being with his grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were his wife, Velda McFann Adkins, and brothers, Jackie, Raymond, Ronald and Marvin Adkins and a sister, Wilma Rawlins.
Surviving are two sons, Brian (Csilla) Adkins of Ontario and Ray (Sherry) Adkins of New Boston; five sisters, Ruie Clinger, Delphia Maggard and Sharon Harlow, all of Wheelersburg, Wanda Hurst of Hamilton and Emily Elkins of Bellefontaine; a brother, Howard "Joe" (Anna) Adkins of Wheelersburg; three grandchildren, Ryan, Shane and Sara, and five great-grandchildren, Riley, Malachi, Hunter, Zoltan and Peter.
A service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Pastor Mike Lanning officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s after 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Memorial gifts may be made to SOMC Hospice.