DAVID LEE ADKINS, SR. LAKE STATION, IN
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David Lee Adkins, Sr., age 72 of Lake Station passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2008. He was born on July 16, 1935 in Portsmouth, Ohio the son of Andy and Pearl Adkins. David married Dianna Sue Boling on May 23, 1970 in Merrillville. He worked as a painter for Inland Steel and the IHB Railroad. David was an avid fisherman, loved latch hooking and enjoyed hunting. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his loving family; wife Sue Adkins, Lake Station, sons David (Kim) Adkins, Jr., Lucasville, OH, and Mark (Peggy) Adkins, Lake Station, daughter Pamela (Paul) Thomas, Angleton, TX, 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, brother Bobby (Peggy) Adkins, Newark, OH, sister Janet (Carl) Gregory, Portsmouth, OH, brother in law Bill Gregory, 4 half-brothers and 5 half sister all in Ohio, and other loving family and dear friends. David was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Dewey and Billy, and sisters Marie, Ruby, Birdie, Elva, and Hazel. A visitation for David Adkins will be held from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at Rees Funeral Home – Brady Chapel, 3781 Central Avenue, Lake Station. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am at Rees Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Combs, officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Portage. For further information please call Rees Funeral Home at (219) 962-1606 or online at www.reesfuneralhomes.com.
Rees Funeral Home, Brady Chapel - Lake Station
3781 Central Ave.
Lake Station, IN 46405
Published in The Times on Mar. 18, 2008