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“An Excellent musician! A good person and all around nice guy! A good friend! We miss you Paul! ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Janice Watkins - OH

“We miss him very much and think of him often. Bob and Tada Postell ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Bob and Tada Postell - Nevada, OH

“Chris, so sorry for your loss and that of the kids. I can remember like it was yesterday when you all would come by the house and dad and Paul would...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Kendall Crisp - Crownsville, MD

“Our prayers are with you. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Rick & Amy Cottle - Murfreesboro, TN

“Our Thoughts And Prayers As You Celebrate The Life Of One So Close To Your Heart. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Lakon Holly Aidan Dylan - TN

“Adkins Family, My heart and thoughts are with all of you in your time of sorrow. It's been a long time since I have seen or talked to your family. I...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Beau Clemons - Black Mountain, NC

“Wilma, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Bonnie Cotter - Lakeview, OH

“To the family of Paul Adkins. Please except my sincere condolence, may the God of all comfort be with you all. Isaiah 61:2 ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: ~ P ~ - OH

“To all of the family, You are all in our hearts and prayers. Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories to...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Bob and Donna Teeters - Kenton, OH

“To Chris and Family: We are very sorry to hear of Paul's passing. From someone who played many hours of music with him and enjoyed him as a person...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Bob and Tada Postell - Nevada, OH

“Our deepest sympathy we enjoyed Pauls Music and friendahp ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Goble and MaryAtkins Nevada, Ohio - OH

“Just wanted to let you know we really enjoyed dancing to the voice and music of Paul when He played with Crazy Country and of course with Joyce. Was...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Gary and Shirley Adams - Dancer

“A fun and awesome guitar player! A good man! Get that heavenly jam going Paul. We miss you! God Bless you my friend. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Janice Watkins - OH

“To the Paul Adkins Family.I'm so sorry for the loss of Paul.My heart goes out to all of you. he is a great friend and musican.R.I.P. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: gary shirk - lakeview, OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Charlie Musser - Cardington, OH

“So sorry for your loss, Christine (and family). ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Julie O'Brien - Columbus, OH

“Paul will be missed so much. We enjoyed his playing and singing so much, especially at the Tilton. Our thoughts and prayers to his family. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Gus and Bonnie Larger

“so sorry to hear of paul's passing May he Rest In Peace; ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Barb &Ken Gossard Gossard - OH

“Thoughts and prayers for your loss. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Bill Carrino - Palm Springs, CA

“Sorry to hear of your husbands passing. My deepest condolences. Myra ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Myra L. Aldrich ( Dodds) - OH


Paul Edward Adkins, age 76, died on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11:25pm at his residence in Roundhead, Ohio.

He was born October 9, 1937 in New Carlisle, Ohio to Wiley and Sarah (Hurt) Adkins who preceded him in death. On May 24th, 1961 he married B. Christine Lowery. They both are long-time residents of Hardin County. Christine continues to reside in Roundhead.

Paul was a veteran of the United States Air Force, worked for several years in the Kenton Fire Department and then he went to Durez Occidental Chemical Corporation. He later retired from Ford Motor Company – Lima. Paul was a lifetime country & western musician. Through his gift for music, he not only followed his passion, but also brought joy to the audience.

Surviving are 2 daughters and a son: Tonya (Daniel) Hites of Roundhead, Melody (Robert) LeHew of Manhattan, Kansas, and Edward (Amy) Adkins of Hendersonville, Tennessee; 5 grandchildren: Jared and Jordan (Jessica) Hites, Isaak LeHew, Paul and Sarah Adkins; and 3 sisters: Mary Hamilton, Deloris Waddle, and Wilma Prater.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Louella Lawrence, and 3 brothers: Corbit Charles and Kenneth Adkins.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger with Pastor Dan Holbrook officiating. Burial will be in McDonald-Fairview Cemetery, Kenton.

Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 PM on Friday, February 28, 2014 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger and until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hardin County Hospice and/or Victory Chapel of Praise Food Pantry, Roundhead.

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