Lionel Clyde Ad­kins, Sr.


Lionel Clyde Ad­kins, Sr., age 84, of Elk­ton, MD, passed away on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 20, 2016. Born in Marysville, MD, on Jan­uary 12, 1932, he was the son of the late Le­mon C. and Mar­garet Gathings Ad­kins.

A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Ad­kins served on the U.S.S. Moale (DD-693) from 19511955. He re­tired from the Chrysler Cor­po­ra­tion, Ne­wark, DE, as an as­sem­bler. Most im­por­tant to Mr. Ad­kins was his fam­ily and the time he spent with them. He en­joyed hunt­ing, fish­ing, and trav­el­ing.

Sur­vivors in­clude his sons, Lionel C. Ad­kins, Jr. and wife, Cathy, Pittsville, VA, and Jeff A. Ad­kins and wife, Mary, Elk­ton, MD; fi­ancée, Mardell Bar­rett, Miller Place, NY; sib­lings, James Ad­kins, Elk­ton, MD, Bev­erly Probst, Avon­dale, PA, and Dolores John­son, Elk­ton, MD; 5 grand­chil­dren; and 3 great-grand­chil­dren.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, Mr. Ad­kins was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Frances Ad­kins.

Vis­i­ta­tion will be held from 6 p.m. un­til 8 p.m., Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 25, 2016, at Hicks Home for Fu­ner­als, 103 W. Stock­ton Street, Elk­ton, MD. Funeral ser­vice will be­gin at 11 a.m., Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 26, at the funeral home. In­ter­ment will be in Rose Bank Ceme­tery, Calvert, MD.

Please re­frain from send­ing flow­ers; the fam­ily re­quests con­tri­bu­tions to the Amer­i­can Cancer So­ci­ety, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Cas­tle, DE 19720.


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