William G. Adkins, 89, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at his residence.
Born September 22, 1926 in Gollihue, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Harry Adkins and Bertha Davis Adkins.
Mr. Adkins was a WWII Navy veteran and a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a Mason, Coal Valley Lodge #74 of Montgomery, WV, Shriner, Beni Kedem Temple of Charleston, WV , member of the York Rite, as well as a member of the Eastern Star Winyah 148 in Georgetown, SC. Mr. Adkins was a retired manager with Imperial Colliery Coal Company who enjoyed woodworking as a hobby.
Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Betty Lou Adkins; a daughter, Rita A. Hutchinson (Al) of Pawleys Island; two grandchildren, Tara Clemmons (Steve) of North Myrtle Beach and Tawnya Sherer (Duncan) of Myrtle Beach; three great grandchildren, Harrison, Carter and Taylor; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Harry Adkins Jr. and Gaylord Adkins.
A funeral service, with masonic rites and military honors, will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum at 11am.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grahamfuneralhome.org. Arrangements by Graham Funeral Home (843) 527-4419.