Charles H. Adkins, 76, son of Lee R. Adkins and Hazel Williams (deceased), born in Amboy on January 18, 1937, passed away in his home on Nov. 30, 2013.
Enlisted in the National Guard on Jan. 28, 1953 in the Battery "B" 138th AAA (AW) Bn (Sp) and was honorably discharged on Jan. 27, 1956.Entered into the Army and was honorably discharged in 1961. He had belonged to the Eagle Lodge in Peru. Retired from Dana Corporation in Marion in 1988, after 31 years.
Charles married Marilyn Y. Henderson on May 29, 1954. Four children, Rosanna Lee (Terry) Mundorf, Charles H. (Belinda) Adkins, Jr., Freddie L. (Angie) Adkins and Stephanie E. (Steve) Sopher.
10 grandchildren, April Childrers, D.J. Bowland, Steven Sopher, Justin Adkins, Tiffany McBride, Nathan Adkins, Joshua Adkins, Ethan Adkins, Jose Adkins and Miquel Adkins; four great grandchildren, Lilian, Isabella and LuLu McBride, Kain Sopher and three more on the way; stepsister, Peggy Myer and stepbrothers.
preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Rosanna Lee Mundorf.
In his spare time, he enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, wood working and trapping. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Services Dec. 4, 2013 in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., with Pastor Blaine Pond officiating. Burial Thrailkill Cemetery, Swayzee.
Rosanna Lee Adkins Mundorf
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