Bobby L. Adkins, 86, of Huntington, died May 8, at 9 a.m., at his home.
Mr. Adkins served in the U. S. Marine Corps. He was a Baptist minister. He was a faithful member of Bethesda Freewill Baptist Church in Andrews.
He was born Feb. 22, 1936, in Pikeville, Kentucky, to Samie Adkins and Ivy Allen Adkins. He married Glenna Sue Daniels Dec. 22, 1958, in Clintwood, Virginia. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by q son, Bobby L. Adkins, Jr.
Survivors include his children Teresa A. (Jon) West of Fort Wayne, Sheila Anders, of Huntington and Jeffery Adkins of Ossian; a brother, Mike Adkins, of Huntington; three sisters, Deloris (Leo) Fanning of Melbourne, Florida, Freida Teusch, of Fort Wayne, and Patty (David) McCormick, of Melbourne, Florida; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Calling will take place May 12, from 3 - 7 p.m., and May 13, from 9 - 10 a.m., with funeral services immediately following at Bethesda Freewill Baptist Church. Rev. Tod Masters will officiate. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service.
Burial will be May 16, at Marion National Cemetery in Marion.
Memorials may be made to the Bethesda Freewill Baptist Church, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Dr., Huntington, IN 46750.
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