Hershell Dean Adkins
(October 12, 1947 – January 5, 2013)

Hershell Dean Adkins,age 65, of East River Road, West Liberty, Ky passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at his home after a illness.  He was born October 12,1947 in West Liberty, Ky son of the late William Henry & Dora Nickell Adkins. Besides his parents, one infant brother, Homer Adkins, sister, Ruie Adkins, brother-in-law ,Albert Jay Wingo, half-brother, James Adkins and four half-sisters, Jean Allen, Della Mae Long, Rosa Lee Adkins and Myrtle Adkins preceded him in death. Hershell accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savor and was a former Morgan County school bus driver and served in the U.S. Army. Hershell was a local farmer who enjoyed raising cattles and horses and driving his farming equipiment. Surviving is his loving family members four sisters, Honna & Ronnie Cole of Ezel, Ky. Ruby Wingo of West Liberty, Ky. Anna Mae & James Leach of Mt. Sterling, Ky. Ruth & Jim Waugh of Cecilia, Ky. One brother, Woodrow “Pete” & Kay Adkins of West Liberty, Ky. One half-sister, Ada Gray Montgomery of Salyersville, Ky. Special caregivers, Judy & Ben Elam. Host of nieces, nephews, family and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral service will be Tuesday, 1:PM, January 8,2013 at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel with Elder Roy Collett, Bro.Mike Lindon, Bro. Harry Flannery officiating. Burial in the Adkins Cemetery, West Liberty, Ky. Visitation 6;PM, Monday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, Ky.

Military graveside rites conducted by the Morgan County D.A.V.Chapter # 132. Honorary Pallbearers: Jack Elam, Stanley Franklin, Donnie Lykins, Kiser Elam. Active Pallbearers: Ronald Cole, Bruce Wingo, Steve Wingo, Terry Leach,Tom Leach, Tim Leach, David Waugh,Doug Waugh, Henry Adkins, Hager Adkins.


Life: It is about the gift not the package it comes in.  ~ Dennis P. Costea, Jr.

Lineage Note: Omitted from the obit was the loss of a second infant brother.