Obituary of Robert Adkins
Robert Edward “Rob” Adkins
Robert Edward “Rob” Adkins, 72, of Amherstdale, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, August 13, 2018, leaving from his earthly home, after an extended illness.
He was born on September 26, 1945, at Stowe, a son of the late Jessie Kessler Adkins and Wanda Marie Smith Adkins Lowe.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, John Kessler Adkins and Dawn Bonnette Adkins Edwards; three brothers, Kessler Lee Adkins, Chris Lowe, and James Edward Lowe; five sisters, Shirley Jean Adkins, Carolyn Annette Adkins, Deanna Sue Adkins, Ginger Elaine Lowe, and Judith Ann Lowe Mitchell; his grandparents, William Franklin and Hannah Amma Burton Smith; and one nephew, James Edward Lowe II.
Rob was a 1965 graduate of
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 7 years, Ann Sparks Adkins; three children, Marlinda Adkins Arnette, Montana Adkins, and Blake Adkins; three step-children, Kim Frazier and her husband, Emmette, Stephanie Messer and her husband, Todd, and Kerry Lesher and his wife, Bridgette; one sister, Rowena Faye Stephens and her husband, Scott, of Davin; his half-brother, Gene Lowe and his wife, Josie, of AL; grandchildren, Mark Allen Edwards and his wife, Lauren, and Andrew Edwards and his fiancé, Kelsey, all of Paducah, KY; 11 step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a step-great-granddaughter, Amara Grace Browning; two nephews, Brenden David Brown and Justin Allen Brown, both of Davin; and additional nieces and nephew, Angela, Kassandra, and Mark; sisters-in-laws, Wanda Sparks Carter and Peggy Sparks Browning and her husband, Gary; and many cousins, other relatives, church family, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2018, at
Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man and one hour prior to services at the church also.
Pall bearers will be Scott Stephens, Brenden David Brown, Justin Allen Brown, Jacob Messer, Kerry Lesher, and Tommy Booth.
In honor of Rob’s request, his remains will be cremated after the services.
Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at
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