Earl Joseph Adkins
Apr 11, 1918 - Feb 24, 2016
Earl J. Adkins, a 70 year resident of Sacramento passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Earl was born on April 11, 1918 to the late Pleasant Adkins and Edna Susan Adkins Bussell, in Rolfe, Iowa. He was married, in Independence, Kansas to Treva Price. She predeceased him in 1998. Earl served in the U.S. Army during WW2 with the 47th Engineer Construction Bn. and was a life member of the Carpenters Local 46. He was also an Assistant Scout Master of Troop 11, BSA, and Assistant Explorer Advisor of Post 2011 of the Golden Empire Council during the 50’s.
Surviving are three children; Earl Dale (Annabelle) Adkins of Pinellas Park, FL, Patricia A. (Johnnie) Starks of Johns Island, SC, Karen S. (COL. Alfred A., Jr. deceased) Lopez of Frankenmuth, MI. Four grandchildren, Cris (Jon) Puckett of Antioch, CA, Sandra (Greg) Bartlett of Monticello, GA, Michael (Laura) Lopez of Killeen, TX, and Marc (Laurie) Lopez of Milan, Ohio along with 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is March 3rd, 4-8 PM. Funeral service will take place on March 4 , 2016 at 10AM. East Lawn Sierra Hills, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento. Burial will directly follow service.
East Lawn Mortuary Chapel
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA 95841