|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1919|
|Death: ||May 12, 2009|
Adkins, Charles C.
Charles C. "Chuck" Adkins, 90, of Genoa, Ohio, and formerly of Walbridge, Ohio, passed away May 12, 2009, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio Perrysburg.
He was born Jan. 19, 1919, in Walbridge, Ohio, to Clifford J. and Angela (Traver) Adkins. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army 37th division of Ohio. Charles served as administrator for the village of Walbridge, retiring in 1981. In addition, he was employed with Hirzel Canning Company and was a lifelong farmer. He was a member and served on the property board of St. Mark Lutheran Church and, with his guidance, was able to install an elevator. He also served as a member of the Walbridge Lake Fire Department.
He is survived by his children, Debbie Adkins of Cincinnati, Ohio, Deanna Adkins of Louisville , Ky., Darlene (Michael) Merritt of Slocomb, Pam (Larry) Howison of Alpena, Mich.; grandchildren, Tonya (Tony) Saunders, Tabatha Marshall, Angela (Shane) Lee, Shan (Shane) Ash, Alex, Lindsey, and Nicholas Howison; and six great-grandchildren; brothers, Cecil (Liz) Adkins, and Donald (Ruth) Adkins; sister, Dorothy Sebring; cousin, Fred Thomasson; many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by children of Marilyn Adkins, Kay Ann and Warren Byington and family, Jeanne and Tim Mix and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Kenneth; former wife, Nell; devoted companion, Marilyn Adkins; sisters, Elizabeth Henton, June Kriescher and grandson, Larry Howison III.
Services were conducted Friday, May 15, 2009, in the Eggleston Meinert Pavley Funeral Home, Millbury, with burial in Lake Township Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or St. Mark Lutheran Church. The family wishes to thank Charles's niece, Holly, for her care and compassion.
Eggleston Meinert Pavley Funeral Home, was in charge of arrangments.
Published in the Dothan Eagle on 5/14/2009
Marilyn M. Adkins (1922 - 2006)*
Lake Township Cemetery
Created by: Don Atwell
Record added: May 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37072964