Harlan "Bud" Adkins of Wayne
Harlan “Bud” Adkins, Jr., 89, of Wayne, WV, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, WV. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, by Elders Charles Lucas and Roger Maynard. Burial will follow at the Cedar Cliff Cemetery at East Lynn, WV. He was born May 13, 1923 at Huntington, WV, a son of the late Harlan and Geneva Collins Adkins. Bud was a retired employee of Associated Furniture and was a member of the Salem United Baptist Church. A daughter, Paulette Adkins, two infant sons, Paul and David Adkins, two sisters, Gertrude Mills and Mary Mae Adkins, and a brother, Leslie Adkins, also preceded him in death. Survivors include the mother of his children, Georgia Adkins; a daughter, Teresa Staley of Wayne, WV; a son, Calvin Adkins (Kay) of East Lynn, WV; two sisters, Verna Ann Frye and Joyce Adkins, both of East Lynn, WV; three brothers, Charles E. Adkins (Wanda), Hewey Adkins (Alberta), and Edward Lee Adkins, all of East Lynn, WV; 8 grandchildren, Ronnie Staley, II, Rachel Merritt, Deanna Smith (James), Emma Short (Mikey), Nancy Adkins (Mark), Eric Brooks, Derrick Brooks (Kayla), and Rebecca Nolen (Nathan); and 10 great-grandchildren, Tanner Smith, Ronnie Staley, III, Griffin Smith, Parker Staley, Jeremy Ramsey, Conner Short, Masan Adkins, Megan Adkins, Ryan Brooks, and Riley Brooks and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home.