Paul Adkins

CELINA — Paul Adkins, age 70, of 202 Washington St. in Celina, Ohio, passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at his residence in Celina.

He was born on July 1, 1943 in Meadowview, Virginia, to the late Marion W. and Eliza Ann (Morrison) Adkins. On May 5, 1974, he married Mary E. Junod, who lives in Celina.

Also surviving are his children Paul Randall Adkins, of Sidney, Raimi and Edgar Overman, of New Madison, Dustan and Christen Adkins, of Dayton, Cory Adkins, of Celina; six grandchildren, Owen and Evan Adkins, Dustin Anthony, Tara Adkins, Damon Adkins Madison Adkins; two great-grandchildren, Kaydence and Kaitlyn Adkins; a brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Eunice Adkins, of Sidney; and a sister Betty Trimble, of Sidney.

Paul was preceded in death by his daughter, Sheena Adkins, and his twin brothers, Zack Adkins and Brack Adkins.

He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America a member of the Miami Valley Flute Circle and an Elder of the Eastern Blackfoot Tribe. He retired in 1984 from New Idea in Coldwater. Paul enjoyed his family, gardening, music, motorcycles, old cars, and he was very proud of his Native American heritage.

Services for his Crossing Over will be held at noon on Thursday June 5, 2014, at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, with Elder Lanna Samaniego officiating. Burial will follow in Scott Cemetery in Scott, Ohio. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour before services on Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Lehman Dzendzel Funeral Home
901 Myers Road Celina, OH 45822
(419) 586-5161

Published in Sidney Daily News from June 4 to June 5, 2014