Rex D. Adkins

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Rex Daryl Adkins

79, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 1, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born at home on September 26, 1934 in Morehead, Kentucky. Rex is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Patricia Ann Adkins. He was a graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Rex retired from Indianapolis Power & Light Company as Supervisor in underground steam operations in 1998. He was a member of Bridgeport United Methodist Church, American Legion Speedway Post 500, Evergreen Oriental Lodge 500, F&AM., Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine (transportation club). Rex was also a member of Ben Davis Lions Club (Past President), IBEW Local 1395 and Carpenters Union Local 60. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Opal Herron. In addition to his wife Patricia; Rex is survived by his children, Donald (Kelly) Adkins, Doug Heaton, Kathy (Steve) Lahm, Julie Heaton; grandchildren, Kenny Lahm, David Lahm, Brad Lahm, Douglas Heaton, Alex Heaton, Tiffani Adkins, Andrew Adkins; and great-grandchildren, Lily and Lucy Lahm. Rex is also survived by his brothers, Richard Ahlquist and John Ahlquist; sisters, Virginia Wells, Debbie Tolbert; as well as several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Flanner and Buchanan - Speedway , 2950 N. High School Rd., with a Masonic service beginning at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10 a.m., also in the funeral home. Entombment will follow in West Ridge Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hawthorne Community Center: 2440 W. Ohio St. Indianapolis, IN 46222 or Bridgeport United Methodist Church: P.O. Box 420 Plainfield, IN. 46168. Friends are invited to leave online condolences for the family at:

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Flanner and Buchanan – Speedway
2950 N High School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46224
(317) 387-7020
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Sept. 4, 2014
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