Phillip Edward Adkins of Prichard

Phillip Edward Adkins, 87, of Prichard, WV passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at the Abbeyshire Care Home in Gallipolis, Ohio. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Reger Funeral Chapel by Pastor Dewey Bias. Burial will follow at the Adkins Family Cemetery, Prichard, WV. Phillip was born on March 14, 1925 in Wayne County, WV the son of the late John Crittendon and Carrie Ferguson Adkins. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his two brothers Garrett and Robert Adkins. Phillip was a retired plater with Huntington Plating Inc. and a veteran of the US Navy having served during WWII. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Mary Wheeler Adkins, three sons and daughters in law: Edward Lee “Eddie” Adkins, Bill and Pam Adkins and John and Mary Adkins and Gloria and Jim VanZandt.
Thirteen grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. Friends may call from 6-8 pm Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at the Reger Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.regerfh.com