|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1939|
|Death: ||Sep. 10, 2011|
Born in Marion and later moved with his family to Somerset where he spent most of his formative years.
He was a 1957 graduate of Somerset High School. Never liking the formal name of Farrier, he called himself a horse shoer and for over 60 years dedicated his life to the care of standard bred horses. As an avid horseman he owned and trained many horses throughout his life. Ames married Kim G Conard on Sep. 17, 1981. She survives in their Wabash home. He was a member of United States Trotting Assosciation; he enjoyed raccoon hunting and spoiling his grandaughters.
Survivors a son, John S (Jamie L. ) Adkins and two brothers, Aden (Helen) Adkins and Charles Eldom (Aida) Adkins. one sister Vivian (Ricard) Good two grandaughters Miranda Renee Adkins and Rebecca Renee Roberts.
Ames is preceded in death by his parents, Basil Adkins and Dorothy (Prickett) Felabom
Published Marion Chronicle Tribune 09-14-2011
Basil E Adkins (1911 - 1993)
Dorothy Elizabeth Prickett Felabom (1918 - 2005)
Aden Basil Adkins (1938 - 2015)*
John A Adkins (1939 - 2011)
Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Lynn Stoops Chapel
Record added: Sep 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76493044
Added: Feb. 7, 2014