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Charles (Rick) Richard Adkins

Charles Richard "Rick" Adkins 64 of Mitchell Heights departed this life Sunday July 12, 2009 at his residence. He was born February 10, 1945 at Holden a son of the late Edgar and Gladys Adkins Adkins. Also preceding him in death was his brother Jerry and two sisters Joy Herald and Lois Spaulding. Rick was the owner/operator of the Holden Water Company for 13 years. He was a member of the Roscoe Adkins Monday Night bowling league and the Tuesday Night Richard Crosier League at Plaza Lanes. He enjoyed bowling, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife of 42 years Sandra Jane Adkins, Two Sons Shane (Tina Browning) Adkins of Holden and Chad (Claudia) Adkins of Hemet, California, One Granddaughter Mia Adkins, Three Grandsons Jordan Adkins, Cameron Adkins and Trevor Browning, a special Aunt Naomi Jackson of South Point, Ohio and a very special neice Katie Scaggs of Logan, a sister-in-law Ruth Ann Adkins Waters of Hickory, North Carolina a former daughter-in-law Erica Silver Adkins of Holden, several neices and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday July 16, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alvis Porter, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday July 15, 2009 at James Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Wyatt Scaggs, Neal Scaggs, Eddie Walsh, Tom Wiles, David Brodkin, Greg Jackson, Rich Skibo and Jordan Adkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Vaughn and Dave Maynard. Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Sandy, I am so saddened to learn of Rick's passing. Our families go back a long way. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult and painful time. Sincerely, Helena Barto Lee

Helena Barto Lee Sep 8 2009 12:00 AM

Sandy, I am so sorry to hear about Rick. My Prayers go out to you and your family. Please let me know if there is anything you need. Sincerely, Teresa and Brandon Woodrum

Teresa Woodrum Sep 8 2009 12:00 AM

Sandy, We are so sorry for your loss. Please call if you need us, and do come visit us sometime in the near future. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy. Love, Ivan & Rosa Lee Jones

Ivan & Rosa Lee Jones Sep 8 2009 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to Sandra and family. Ricky and I were classmates and friends at LHS, and he was part of many of my fond memories. I am truly sorry to learn of his passing, and will remember your family in my prayers. May God comfort you and guide you in these coming days. Paul Frye South Carolina

Paul Frye Sep 8 2009 12:00 AM

Sandy and family, I am so sorry about the loss of Rick. He was a joy to be around and I always enjoyed bowling with him. We have all had some fine times together and he will greatly be missed by us all. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your friend, Sandy Kelly

Sandy Kelly Sep 8 2009 12:00 AM