Robert Ray Adkins, 85, of Ashland, KY passed away at his residence on March 25, 2021. He was born in Ashland on August 2, 1935 to the late Jeff and Goldie Pack Adkins. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant son Robert Jeffrey Adkins, brothers Jeff Adkins, and Wallace Adkins, and sisters Mary Fisher, Betty Highfield, Christine Wright and Diana Lester.
He served proudly in the US Navy in the Korean conflict and was retired from the U.S. Postal service. He was a 65 year member of American Legion Post 76 in Ashland, Aerie 2329 Eagles Club, and was an avid UK and Dodgers fan. He was of the Baptist faith.
Robert is survived by his wife Beverly Spradlin Adkins of Ashland, KY, a son Randy Adkins and wife Missy of Grayson, KY, step sons Johnny Rice and Michael Rice both of Ashland, KY, daughters Debra Bailey of Ashland, KY, Robin Little and husband Jim of Short Hills, NJ, and a step daughter Teresa Rose and husband Stephen of Ashland, KY, brothers Jim Adkins and wife Louella of Columbus, OH and David Adkins and wife Marie of Rock Hill, SC, a sister Phyllis Dickerson of Lexington, KY, eleven grandchildren, five great grandchildren and two step grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens with interment to follow and will be officiated by Chaplain Jimm Smedley.
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