LISBON- Jack B. Adkins, 81 of Lisbon passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
Like so many of the Adkins, Jack was born in Fezz, W.Va.; on Oct. 19, 1932 to the late Elza B. and Opal Cummings Adkins.
The Adkins are a very close knit family, and Jack was no exception, there will be many fond memories of their times together.
Jack B. and Leah Adkins
He worked 36 years for J&L Steel in Louisville, Ohio where he retired as a Roller, and he was a Christian by faith.
Jack proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force and he was a member of the Glenmore American Legion and the Columbiana County Farm Bureau.
Sadly his wife Leah passed away in 2007, and his sons; Steve and Tom, brothers; Lynneol, Wiser, Elza, James, Woodrow, Joshua and Russell Adkins, and sister's; Janice Johnston, Patty Miller, Rosetta and Joanne also preceded him in death.
Those left to carry on Jack's legacy are his son, Bill Adkins and wife Cassie of Lisbon, his daughters, Sue Laudrille and husband Mark of Lisbon, and Marty Templeton and husband Bill of Pompano Beach, Fla.; his grandchildren, Margaret (Mike) Foster, Amanda (Chris) Hammitt, Richard and Virginia Laudrille, Chuck Siedler, and Breann and Madison Adkins, and six great-grandchildren.
His surviving siblings include, Beatty Ray and Dean Davis of Lexington, N.C.; Mary Bevington of Virginia, Sue Warner and husband Ken of Florida, and John Adkins and wife Vicky of Chester.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Jack's life on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 1:00 p.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester and interment will follow at Columbiana County Memorial Park in East Liverpool where the Tri-State Veterans Group and the US Air Force will honor Jack with full military rights. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 1-3 & 5-8 p.m.
You may view this memorial and send condolences at www.arnerfuneralchapel.com.