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 Ronald Winford Adkins

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Ronald Winford Adkins

  • Birth 1 Jan 1920 Graham County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 2011 Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 76640082


He was a native of Graham County and had spent most of his life in Haywood County. He was the son of the late Ozzi and Lucy Jordan Adkins and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Putnam and Charlene Walker. Ronald retired from Champion Paper Company in 1982 with 30 years of service. He was a member of Allens Creek Baptist Church , a Sunday school teacher and sung in the choir. He enjoyed woodworking, golf and church activities. He was an U. S. Army Air Corp Veteran serving in WWII.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lillie Aiken Adkins, one son, Richard Adkins and his wife, Libby, of Leicester; two grandchildren, Jason Adkins and his wife, Lori, and Aaron Adkins and his wife, Abby, and four great-grandchildren, Daniel, Lily, AnnsLeigh and Annasten Adkins.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. Reverend Allen Rash and Reverend Tim Moody will officiate. Military Services will be conducted by VFW Post 5202 and American Legion Post 47.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made Haywood Regional Medical Center Hospice, 560 Leroy George Drive, Clyde, NC 28721.



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  • Maintained by: Jean Sherlin
  • Originally Created by: Poppy
  • Added: 17 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76640082
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ronald Winford Adkins (1 Jan 1920–16 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76640082, citing Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Jean Sherlin (contributor 46830707) .