|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1931|
|Death: ||Nov. 16, 2006|
MUSCATINE, Iowa - James 'Richard' Adkison, 75, Muscatine died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.
The Rev. Richard Sebeniecher of the New Hope United Methodist Church will officiate services. Burial will be in the Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.
James Richard Adkison was born on Aug. 28, 1931, in Muscatine, the son of James William and Mildred E. (Dusenberry) Adkison. He married Ruth Chapman Dec. 9, 1956, in Muscatine. He worked at Roach and Musser and then worked for Young Brothers Steel Stamp Works Inc., retiring in 1993.
He attended the New Hope United Methodist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting and restoring old cars.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Ruth, of Muscatine; two sons, Jerry L, Adkison and friend, Michelle Haller of Muscatine and David Adkison and friend Sylvia Snyder of Keithsburg, Ill.; one daughter, Sherry L. Brown and her husband, Jerry of Muscatine; one brother, Frank Adkison and wife, Patsy, of Muscatine; one sister, Betty Kemper, of Muscatine; three grandchildren, Tammy Mydland and her husband, Gary, of Lynden, Wash., Rick Brown and friend, Francine Clark, of Olathe, Kan. and Terry Brown, also of Olathe, Kan.; three step- grandchildren, Carl and Ginger Nash of Keithsburg, Ill. and Tessa Evans of Muscatine; three great-grandchildren, Ashley and Adam Mydland and Michelle Clark and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Ollie Stachar and one sister, Evelyn Babcock.
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 20, 2010
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