Keegan Atley Adkins

ADKINS, KEEGAN ATLEY, 6, of Louisville, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Kosair Children's Hospital.

He loved school and to play soccer, golf, swim and draw. He was extremely creative and was a real animal lover. He definitely was all boy.

Keegan liked to travel with his Mom and work along side her volunteering for the public safety organization Supporting Heroes Inc., in support of his Dad's fire, police and EMS families.

Preceding him in death was his brother, USMC Sgt. Cory Allen Adkins in 2008.

Cherishing his life and memory are his parents, Scott Allen and Shannon Leann Matthews Adkins; brothers, Jacob Adkins, Samuel and Seth Linville; grandparents, Harold and Pat Adkins, Larry and Dorothy Barry, Carolyn Sue and Roger Meadows and Steve Matthews; niece, Lucy Michelle Bragg and many aunts, uncles and his enormous public safety family; also, his friends and the staff at Farmer Elementary.

Keegan's Life Celebration will be Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Chapel, 4400 Bardstown Road, with interment in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 1-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.

Keegan gave the ultimate gift of life by donating his organs to help save others.

Contributions may take the form of donations made to the family in lieu of flowers.

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Funeral Home

Arch L. Heady at Resthaven
4400 Bardstown Road Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 491-5950

Published in The Courier-Journal on June 27, 2011