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Forrest Richard Adkins, Sr.

December 31, 1946 December 29, 2018
Forrest Richard Adkins, Sr.
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Obituary for Forrest Richard Adkins, Sr.

ADKINS, FORREST RICHARD, SR., 71, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, December 29th at his residence. He was born December 31st, 1946 in McKee, Kentucky the son of Delbert and Dallia ( Tussey) Adkins. He graduated from McKee High School. Richard retired from Winzer Corp in 2017 and was in sales his whole life. He was a member of Abundant Life Church. He was happiest when he was working- he could fix or build anything. He had a right hand man, grandson, Nicholai ( age 9) who was beside him “learning from Pap”, every step possible from the time he could walk. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jeanett Adkins; his children: Forrest “Rich” Adkins, David A. Adkins and Amanda J. (John) Adkins-Nall all of Springfield; his grandchildren: Lincoln Cloud, Nicholai Nall and Hendrix Nall; a brother, Joe Adkins; sisters: Charlotte Sterzenbach, Eliza Ricks, Elizabeth Garret,; several in-laws: Troy ( Darlene) Butcher, Jr., John C. (Ethel) Butcher, Mary Butcher Burke, Jack (Nanette) Butcher, Jim Butcher, Barbara Jane ( Dan) Butcher Clark, Joyce ( Ben) Butcher Tackett, Jerry Butcher and Patricia M. Butcher; many loving nieces and nephews and their families. He is preceded in death by two brothers: James Adkins, Harvey Adkins and an infant brother, Gordon; two sisters: Hazel Johnson and Bonnie Walton. A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 4th at 10:30 a.m. at Rose Hill Burial Park Chapel with Pastor Greg Jones officiating. The family is being served by LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME.

“He was the most honest man I ever met -not crudely honest but kindly honest.”

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10:30 AM 1/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
Rose Hill Burial Park Chapel

4781 South Charleston Pike
Springfield, OH 45502

Rose Hill Burial Park Chapel
4781 South Charleston Pike Springfield 45502 OH

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Rose Hill Burial Park Final Resting Place

4781 South Charleston Pike
Springfield, OH 45502

4781 South Charleston Pike Springfield 45502 OH
United States

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