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Wilbert Houston Adkins, age 85, of Piney View, WV, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.
Born on April 12, 1932 in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Ernest Adkins and Bessie Vandall Adkins.
Mr. Adkins was retired as a steel worker in Chicago, Illinois, and was a US Army Veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Adkins, and by siblings, Harold, Garland, Erskine, Billy, Erma, and Delphine, and by half brother Wilson.
Those survivors left to cherish his memory include daughters, Christine Antosz of Chicago, Illinois, Carolynn Moore of Pearland, Texas, and Cassandra Adkins of Piney View. A sister Jo Ann and husband Don of Beckley; grandchildren, Eric Antosz, Shannon Antosz, and fiance Hector Lopez, all of Chicago, Illinois, Mason Moore and companion Bud Davis of Los Angeles, California, and Chelsea Moore of Texas; two great grandchildren, Alex and Ace Lopez of Chicago, Illinois.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11AM, with Pastor Ruth Goins officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV.
Friends may visit with the family from 6 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on December 18, 2017
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