I'm am so sorry to hear of uncle Franks passing. One of my fondest childhood memories is of him was at my uncle Dan's and aunt Sarah's wedding when he asked me to dance. It was the first time I had ever been asked to dance by anyone. Boy could he bust a move (smile).
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Frank S. Adkins
PRINCETON — Frank S. Adkins, 83, of Princeton, W.Va., formerly of Northfork, W.Va., passed away quietly at his home on December 14, 2010.
Born May 11, 1927 in Algoma, W.Va., he was the son of the late Walter Adkins and Alice (Goad) Adkins.
Frank was a retired coal miner, last employed by Eastern Associated Coal of Keystone. He was a member of Green View United Methodist Church in Green Valley. He was a member of the UMWA, Princeton Moose Lodge, Princeton Elks Lodge and the Shrines.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ernestine (Beverly) Adkins; two brothers, Raymond Adkins and Walter Adkins, Jr.; two sisters, Lois Haga and Lilly Mae Bailey; and one granddaughter, Amber Adkins.
Frank will be sadly missed by his daughter, Pamela Brown, husband David of Princeton, W.Va.; one son, Larry Adkins, wife Donna of Tampa, Fla.; three grandchildren, Matthew Brown of Princeton, W.Va., Adam and Aaron Adkins, of Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, Charles Adkins, of Princeton, W.Va., William McKinley Adkins, of Bristol, Tenn.; two sisters, Mary Brackens, of Wytheville, Va., Catherine Mercer of Bristol, Tenn.; and one great-grandchild.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, December 18, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel with funeral service starting at 12:00 p.m. with the Reverend Brent Brown officiating.
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Arrangements are entrusted to Roselawn Funeral Home, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton, W.Va.