Robert Russell Adkins

Robert Russell Adkins

Birth
Northwood, Wood County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 Feb 2019 (aged 88)
Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, USA
Burial Walbridge, Wood County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 196891554 · View Source
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The adventurous and loving spirit of Robert Adkins of Hastings, Michigan has sailed to his heavenly home on February 14, 2019, at the age of 88.
Robert was born on March 29, 1930 in Northwood, Ohio, the son of Ernest and Elsie Adkins. He graduated from Olney High School in 1948. Robert served in the National Guard during the Korean War.
Robert had a very strong work ethic and was a great provider for his family. He worked in nonfood sales for grocery stores and became a warehouse supervisor and a district manager. He enjoyed dancing and was very competitive in sailing, bowling and playing cards. Robert is preceded in death by his first wife, Jacqueline Adkins, his parents, brothers Howard and Norman, and sister Erma.
He is survived by his wife Enid Adkins, a son, Robert L. (Elaine) Adkins of Temperance, MI, daughters, Jeanne (Michael) Pollock of White House, OH, Susan (James) Murphy of Wyoming, MI, Tina (David) Heinrich of Zeeland, MI, a sister, Marian Cowell, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 16, from 6-8 PM at the Girrbach Funeral Home, 328 S Broadway, Hastings, MI 49058. A second visitation will be held, Monday, February 18, from 6-8 PM at the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 701 N Main St, Walbridge, OH 43465. Funeral Mass and burial will be held on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:30 AM at the St. Jerome Catholic Church 300 Warner St, Walbridge, OH 43465 with a luncheon following.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice of Grand Rapids, the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church of Hastings, MI or the St. Jerome Catholic Church of Walbridge, OH.


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  • Created by: Roberta Ott - Hobbs
  • Added: 16 Feb 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 196891554
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Russell Adkins (29 Mar 1930–14 Feb 2019), Find a Grave Memorial no. 196891554, citing Lake Township Cemetery, Walbridge, Wood County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Roberta Ott - Hobbs (contributor 47517226) .