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John Edward Adkins

April 28, 1959 February 6, 2019
John Edward Adkins
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John Edward Adkins, 59, husband of Marcia Adkins, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Williamsburg, Kentucky. He was born on April 28, 1959 in Riverside California, son of Charles Edward Adkins and the late Jane Abbernathy Adkins. John was a graduate of Woodford High School, served in the United States Army for two years and was an armored Guard for Garda World for the last 33 years. He also served his community with his service as a volunteer firefighter with Woodford County. He was a longtime member of King’s Way Church and most recently a member of Elevate Church in Frankfort. John loves big and always giving to others. He was an avid sports enthusiast for hunting and fishing.

In addition to his father, Charles Adkins, John will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 16 years, Marcia Brown Adkins, children, Jeremiah Adkins, Malinda Adkins, granddaughter, Lorelai Edwards, sister, Sondra Adkins, sisters-in-law, Cheryl Knapp and Cindy (Rick) Teachey, and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and family members who mourn his passing.

Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted at 12:00 pm on Saturday, February 9, 2019 also at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Rev. Robert Baker officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial contributions are suggested to Natalie’s Sisters, PO Box 2074, Lexington, KY, 40588.


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Visitation

Friday

8

Feb

6:00 PM 2/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home

161 Broadway
Versailles, KY 40383

Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home
161 Broadway Versailles 40383 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Feb

12:00 PM 2/9/2019 12:00:00 PM
Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home

161 Broadway
Versailles, KY 40383

Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home
161 Broadway Versailles 40383 KY
United States

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Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place
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