Sunday, February 01, 2009

Obituary for Donald Ray Adkins, II of Mechanicsville

Donald was married to my cousin, Linda...
Richmond Times-Dispatch, 2/1/09:

ADKINS, Donald Ray II, 42, of Mechanicsville, Va., left this world to be with our Father on Friday, January 30, 2009, after fighting a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Ray Adkins. He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Adkins; four daughters, Tara Herren, Alyssa Adkins, Somer Adkins and Sadie Adkins; his mother, Charlotte Adkins; grandmother, Nanny Ruth Odle; brother, Doug Adkins and wife, Cindy; sister, Revina Payette; brother-in-law, Walter Payette; father-in-law, Ray Lett; mother-in-law, Linda Estis and husband, Wayne Estis; sisters-in-law, Cindy Farrar and husband, Frankie, Connie DeVed and husband, Dean, Jill Dunn and husband, Christopher, and Kim Talley and husband, Barry; dear friends, Mary Ellen Davis and Scottie Dowell; eight nieces, Randi, Delani, Dawn, Chloe, Sarah, Whitney, Melody, and Maurissa; seven nephews, Brandon, Mitchell, Will, Nathan, Baby Dean, Austin and Noah; also many other family and friends. Donald was a loving husband, father, and son, and a dedicated employee of Coca-Cola. His love was all the women in his life. He will be greatly missed by all of those who knew and loved him. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 2, at the Mechanicsville Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Atlee Community Church, 7171 Verdi Lane, Mechanicsville. Interment will follow at Washington Memorial Park, Sandston, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donald's memory to Duke University Brain Tumor Center, Trent Drive, Durham, N.C. 27710.

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