Robert Eugene Adkins of Huntington
Robert Eugene Adkins, 69, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Wednesday September 19, 2012 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born November 8, 1942 in Raceland, Ky., a son of the late Ezra and Ella Adkins. Also preceding him in death were brothers and sisters, Beatrice (Henry) Epling, Erma Lee (Elza) Conard, Ezra Thomas Adkins, Jr., Rose Marie (Naaman) Elliott, William “Bill” Ferguson; and special nephews Richard Epling, and Rodney Epling.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 48 years, Helen Marie Adkins of Huntington; three daughters, Marcia (Kevin) Tolley of Ona, W.Va., Denise (Tracy) Nester of Morgantown, W.Va., and Sherry (Andy) Yates of Surfside Beach, S.C.; six grandchildren, Robbie (Jeremy) Louden, Melanie (Jason) Dailey, Heather (Clay) Riley, Tiffany Tolley, Kaylee Yates, and Alesha Yates; three great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, friends, and family too numerous to mention. Bob proudly served our country in the United States Air Force and the Army National Guard. He was past Commander of the American Legion Post 78 and a member of the Allegheny Lodge #114 A. & F.M. The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home.