LAKE GENEVA, Wis. – Amon Harley Adkins, 92, of Lake Geneva died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, Wis.|
He was born Jan. 31, 1921, in Moweaqua to Amon and Beulah (Marmor) Adkins. On Oct. 17, 1940, he married Opal Crowe in St. Charles, Mo.
Amon's hobby was working on airplane maintenance and repair. He was a member of the American Legion. Amon served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 as a staff sergeant.
Survivors include his children, Harley Dean Adkins and wife Carol of Canton, Mo., Dwain Adkins of Sycamore and Ray Adkins of Woodstock; five grandchildren, Gail (Adkins) Timmer, Kristina (Adkins) Coutchie, Jonathan Adkins, Jason Adkins and Jennifer (Adkins) Stroh; nine great-grandchildren, Jacob Timmer, Jon Michael Stroh, Macarther Adkins, Anderson Stroh, Nicholas Adkins, Thomas Coutchie, Camden Stroh, Maggie Coutchie and Keegan Stroh; and siblings, Edward Adkins, Helen Randol, Margie VanMeter, Dorothy Day, Keith Adkins and Juanita Hayes.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Opal, on July 27, 2012; daughter-in-law, Peggy Adkins; and siblings, Betty Jeffers, Nellie Bernath and Glenn Adkins.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard. The service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the funeral home. Pastor Roger Willis will officiate. Interment will be at McHenry County Memorial Park.
Memorials can be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America PVA: Donation Processing Center, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton, NH 03086.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.
Sign the online guest book at www.saundersmcfarlin.net.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Mar. 10, 2013