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Harold C. Adkins, 94, of Bristol, VA went to meet his Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA. He was born in Grundy, VA on February 13, 1923.
He attended Victory Baptist Church and was a life member of VFW, American Legion, and Loyal Order of the Moose. His hobbies were fishing and football. He most enjoyed playing bingo, Bible reading, boxing, and volunteering at the American Legion.
Harold is survived by his wife of 70 years, Marie L. Adkins of Bristol, VA; son, Butch Adkins of Bristol, VA; and "Mischief". The family would like to express a special thank you to the doctors and staff of Johnston Memorial Hospital of Abingdon, VA and to Jane and Sanford Stallcup for all the love and care shown to Harold during his illness.
A Cryptside Service and Entombment will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Mountain View Cemetery Mausoleum in Bristol, VA with Pastor Austin Cook officiating. Those who wish to attend the cryptside service are asked to meet at the mausoleum at 2:30 p.m. Military honors will be provided by Bristol VFW Post #6975 and the Army National Guard.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Meals on Wheels program at The Community Center of Abingdon, 300 Senior Dr., Abingdon, VA or by going to the website at www.thecommunitycenterofabingdon.com or calling 276-628-3911.
Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.BlevinsCares.com.
Mr. Adkins and his family are in the care of Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services. (276) 669-6141.
Published on July 1, 2017
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