Hubert Lee Adkins, 76, of Colonial Heights, died Sunday, May 25, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center.
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He was the son of the late Richard Elmore and Elsie Bradley Adkins, and was preceded in death by a daughter, Christie Adkins. Mr. Adkins was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, a 10-year veteran with the U.S. Army National Guard, a lay preacher who worked with many ministries in the Tri-City area, and a long-time co-owner of S&A Painting.
He is survived by his sons, Brian Adkins and wife, Sheila, of Midlothian, and Michael Adkins of Richmond; grandchildren, Jenell, Joshua, Nicholas and Alexandra; foster daughter, Rose Jones; brothers, James Adkins and wife, Edna, of Prince George, and Curtis Adkins and wife, Ann, of Dinwiddie; sisters, Dot Grigg of Hopewell and Ruth Aldridge of Chesapeake; numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2008, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 620 Lafayette Ave., Colonial Heights, with the Rev. David Prather officiating. Interment Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from May 27 to May 28, 2008