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Roger Dale Adkins

March 31, 1947 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Roger Dale Adkins, 76, of Ashland, KY passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at SOMC Hospice.

He was born on March 31, 1947, in Wayne, WV to the late Russell Adkins and Sarah Blankenship Adkins Isaacs. In addition to his parents, his daughter, Angela Dawn Adkins and a sister, Freda Thompson preceded him in death.

Roger worked for the Boyd County Police Department as a patrolman for over 20 years, Ohio Valley Wholesale for 25 years and Clark's Pump-N-Shop. Roger also served proudly in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Roger is survived by his wife, Wilma Herrell Adkins; sons, Ricky Dale Adkins (Debra) and Daniel Lee Adkins (Heather); a brother, Russell Adkins; a sister, Barb Kitts; grandchildren, Jonathan Adkins, Max Christian Adkins, Devin Adkins, Derrick (Kat) Adkins, Katelynn Adkins and Michael Adkins; and a great grandchild Emery Grae Adkins.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, NE with Chaplain Jimm Smedley officiating.

The procession will depart from Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel at 10:30 AM Tuesday.

Online condolences may be made to


Procession To Cemetery
February 13, 2024

10:30 AM
Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel
3409 13th Street
Ashland, KY 41102

Graveside Service

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East
100 Veterans Memorial Drive
Greenup, KY 41143


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