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 Wayne Denton Adkins

Wayne Denton Adkins

Birth
Barnesville, Clay County, Minnesota, USA
Death 8 Sep 1970 (aged 47)
Washington County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 122, Lot 510, Grave 1
Memorial ID 101523102 · View Source
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Wayne Denton Adkins, 47, who was killed Tuesday in an automobile accident on Interstate 5 at the Tualatin River Bridge, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Young Funeral Home, Tigard.

Mr. Adkins, of 2030 SW Vista Ave., was born April 20, 1923, in Barnesville, Minn. and came to Oregon in 1941. He was owner of Contractors West, Tigard.

A World War II veteran who served with the Army Air Force, Mr. Adkins was a member of the Tigard United Methodist Church, the Tigard Lions Club and the Multnomah Athletic Club.

Survivors include his wife, Maxie; four daughters, Mrs. Calvin (Linda) Young of Tigard, Mrs. Judy Laxton of Clackamas, Becky and Dena Adkins, both of Portland; one sister, Mrs. William Jenson of Michigan; two brothers, Howard and Stanley Adkins, both of Tigard; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Adkins of Tualatin; and two grandchildren.

Private interment will be at Riverview Cemetery.

[The Oregonian, 10 Sep 1970, p40]


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Oregon
CPL 1385 Base Unit AAF
World War II


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101523102
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wayne Denton Adkins (20 Apr 1923–8 Sep 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101523102, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by FriendsofRiverView (contributor 47910568) .