Frank Edwin Adkins
Frank Edwin Adkins
  • June 1, 1936 - January 17, 2018
  • North Carolina

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On January 17, 2018, Ed died peacefully in his sleep. He was born in Draper, NC to the late Frank M. and Kathryn Adkins. He is also preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Shirley Brim Adkins and their son, Dwayne Adkins.

Ed graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 1958 and joined New York Life Insurance Company the same year. After 42 years, he retired as a managing partner in 2001. He enjoyed traveling, spectator sports, and meeting people.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Adkins, son, Michael D. Adkins, brother, Stephen Adkins and wife Iris, grandchildren, Joe Adkins, Becky Shoaf (Wesley) and Katie Meyer (Joe), three great-grandchildren, two nieces, grandniece and grandnephews and several cousins.

A memorial service will be held at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home on Millbrook Road at 1:00pm on Monday. The family would like to visit with you prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 pm. Burial will be at Raleigh Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, if you wish to honor Ed, please contribute to the charity of your choice.

The family thanks the staff of Rosie's Care Home with deep appreciation for the excellent care given.