Robert L. Adkins,12/07/2011




Chester, WV.
Robert L. Adkins, of Chester died on Wednesday December 7, 2011 at Stone Pear Pavilion at Fox Crest following a lengthy illness.
A son of the late Cornelius and Hilda Burrows Adkins, he was born in East Liverpool.
Bob retired as a meat cutter from the former A&P Super Market in East Liverpool and was a member of the Newell United Methodist Church.
He was 1939 graduate of the East Liverpool High School and a graduate of the Ohio Valley Business College. Bob was a past president of the East Liverpool Lions Club and the East Liverpool Rotary Club.
A member of the East Liverpool High School Alumni Association, he also was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of the East Liverpool Masonic Lodge.
Bob was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.
His first wife Goldie Adkins preceded him in death along with one daughter, Roberta Adkins, one son, Dennis Adkins, and two brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Rev. Ethel Dunaway-Adkins, at home, and one sister, Deloris Satow of East Liverpool.
Rev. Robert K. Staub of the New Cumberland United Methodist Church will conduct services on Friday December 9 at 11:00 am at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester where the family will be present to receive friends today (Thursday December 8) from 2-6 pm. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery in East Liverpool.