American Veteran 02

Robert Owsler Adkins

February 25, 1949 ~ March 4, 2022 (age 73)

Obituary

King – Robert Owsler Adkins, 73, of King, NC passed away peacefully, on Friday, March 4, 2022, at his home.

Mr. Adkins was born on February 25, 1949, in Stokes County, NC, to the late Robert William and Alma Lee Jones Adkins.  He was a US Army Veteran, serving in the Vietnam war, where he earned a Bronze Star. He was a member of the American Legion Post 290 and was also a member of Poplar Springs Christian Church.  Mr. Adkins retired from R.J. Reynolds after thirty-three years of service. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Church, and two brothers, Charles, and Richard Adkins.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Carolyn Mickey Adkins; a daughter, Shannon Adkins; a son, Chad Adkins (Lori); a sister, Susan Adkins Warner; four grandchildren: Casey Culler, Carly Culler-Mize (Brandon), Courtney Reese, and Collin Reese; a great grandson, Cayden Culler; along with several special nieces, nephews, and special friends.

The family will receive friends and loved ones on Monday, March 7, 2022, from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, at Slate Funeral Home.  Funeral services will begin at 2:00 PM in the chapel, with Minister Ralph Sproles officiating.  Interment will immediately follow at Trinity United Methodist Church cemetery, with military honors given by the Army National Guard and the American Legion Post 290. 

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 290: 446 S. Main St. King, NC 27021.

Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Robert Owsler Adkins.  Online condolences may be offered at www.slatefh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 7, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Funeral Service
Monday
March 7, 2022

2:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Military Honors
Monday
March 7, 2022

Trinity United Methodist Church (W. Dalton Road, North Carolina)

Interment following funeral service
Monday
March 7, 2022

Trinity United Methodist Church (W. Dalton Road, North Carolina)

Donations

Americal Legion Post 290
446 South Main St., King NC 27021

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