Eddie Adkins

January 25, 1947 - April 30, 2013

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 11:00 AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Monday, May 6 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Eddie M. Adkins, 66, of South Vienna passed away at home peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Eddie was a graduate of Northeastern High School. He served in the United States Army National Guard. Eddie loved his family and loved fishing.

He was born January 25, 1947 in Catawba, Ohio, the son of the late Leonard and Pauline (Demory) Adkins.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Connie (Skelton) Adkins; daughter, Kristi Rossitto, Dublin, OH; son, Jeff (Tammy) Adkins, Springfield, OH; grandchildren, Darian, Jordan and Miyah Rossitto, Chris (Lorena) and JR (Jessica) Foster; great-grandchildren, Brynn and Elliott Foster; brothers, James (Anna) Adkins, South Charleston and Robert (Brenda) Demory, Springfield, OH; sisters, Darlene (Dan) Heffner and Ruth (Eddie) Wiseman, Catawba, OH; mother and father-in-law, Norma and Harlan Skelton, Springfield, OH; brother-in-law, Steve (Suzie) Skelton, Springfield, OH; sisters-in-law, Jeanni (Blaine) Strome, Springfield, OH and Cindi (Kurt) Feldner, Grove City, OH; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; aunts, Mary Demory, Nellie Luckett and Della Demory; uncle, Eugene Demory; nephew, Eddie Wiseman, Jr.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-8 pm on Monday, May 6, 2013 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Vernon Asbury Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Township Fire Department, PO Box 70, Catawba, OH 43010. Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Frankie Basham - May 8, 2013

Connie and family, I just learned of Eddie’s passing, I am so sorry. He was such a good man and I know the pain you are going through. He will be sorely missed. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Diane (Cooke) White - May 7, 2013

My heart goes out to you and your family. I am so sorry Rick and I were unable to attend visitation but I wanted you to know you and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.

Beckie Henry - May 5, 2013

Dear Connie and all of the family,
My heart breaks with you in the loss of your sweet Eddie. Praying for you all and sending love from all the family here in Kentucky.
May Jesus hold you in his arms at this time of such sorrow, and angels guide Eddie to his eternal home to wait for you.
Beckie, Pat and Victoria

Teresa Jennings - CHPIT Youngstown Office - May 2, 2013

My deepest condolences Connie on the passing of your husband Eddie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time and may God bring you the strength to get through these sad days. Sincerely, Teresa

Patsy Hicks - May 1, 2013

Connie and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for each of you. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. My prayer is that God be with each of you thru this most difficult time and the days ahead. If there is anything that I can do please feel free to ask.
Love you Connie.
Patsy Hicks

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