SCIOTOVILLE — Howard Michael Adkins 56, of Sciotoville, went to be with lord on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth.
He was born in Portsmouth on Jan. 14, 1957; a son of Howard Daniel and Elizabeth Gay Salmons Adkins of Wheelersburg.
He was an Aircraft Mechanic for McDonald Douglas and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Surviving him in addition to his parents is his wife Ruth Moore; two sons, Michael Shane Adkins and his wife Nicole of Heath, Ohio and James Daniel Adkins and his wife Rebel of Columbus; a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Johnson and her husband Kevin of Newark, Ohio; four grandchildren, Noah Michael Adkins, James Daniel Adkins II, Hannah Elizabeth Johnson and Dixie Lynn Adkins; a brother, Robert Wayne Adkins of Chillicothe and a sister Carol Jean Roe of Winchester, Ky.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Wright's Funeral Home in Greenup by Elders Gary Adkins and Paul Moore.
Burial will follow in the Sunset Cemetery in Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.wrightsfuneralhome.com.