Ray Adkins retired from the Broward County School System after 31 years. He served the school board in many capacities including teaching which was his passion. He graduated from the University of Miami where he earned his Bachelor and Masters Degrees. He also served our country honorably as a member of the US Army. Survivors include, his sister, Louise Bagnell of Port St. Lucie; children, Janet Yager of Arab, AL, Paul David Adkins (Melanie) of Watertown, NY, and Mark Adkins (Susan) of Ft. Lauderdale; grandchildren, David, Danielle, Jeffrey, Ellen, Martha, Lilly, and Malachi.