Adkins, Larry J

Larry Joe Adkins, 74, of Huntington, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021. Larry was born July 15, 1946 in Logan, W.Va. a son of the late Kenneth and Beatrice Runyon Adkins. Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years Janet Merritt Adkins; two sisters, Judy Adkins and Wanda Holley; two sons Tim Adkins (Shelly) and Daniel Adkins (Jackie); eight grandchildren TJ Adkins (Cassidy), Haylee Wellman (Robby), Tori Adkins, Nicole Leffingwell (Ronnie), Kenneth, Elizabeth, James and David Adkins. He is also survived by twelve great-grandchildren Maveric, Zoey, Max, Jazzy, Paxton, Emme, Hadley, Evie, Axel, Tripp, Roxie and Thomas; one good friend and neighbor Edgar Maynard; nieces and nephews Teresa Bryant, Greg Bryant and Pamela Holley; Close friend Roger Johnson and sister-in-law Connie Saxton. Visitation will be Monday, May 10, 2021 from 12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, with the funeral service following at 1:00 P.M. with Tim and TJ Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in Dock’s Creek Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Aldridge, Eddie J

God only knows what you have been through God only knows how it’s killing you God only knows how to find you God only knows how to break through God knows the real you Because there is a kind of love that God only knows. Eddie Joe Aldridge was born July 19, 1976 in Huntington, W.Va. He graduated from Ceredo-Kenova High School in 1995. Eddie had many talents: artist, welder, golfer, butcher and chef. Eddie had a great sense of humor, loved children and had a passion for all he met on his earthly walk. As he made his landing on April 30, 2021, maternal grandparents John L. and Faye Saville and paternal grandparents Fred and Bernice Aldridge greeted him along with his father Carl Aldridge. Many friends and loved ones were there and what a reception he had. Survivors include his mother Wenona Saville Maeland (fiance’ Keith Black), sister Amy Foster (Jason), brother Brent Aldridge, niece Brynn Foster, nephews Blake Foster and Waylon Aldridge and a special cousin Jason Norris. He is also survived by many precious cousins, aunts and uncles. Eddie was blessed with many special friends. The family will have a gathering in the near future to celebrate Eddie’s life. Eddie when you were born, your were crying and everyone around you was smiling, at the end you were smiling and everyone around you was crying. MISS me, but let me go. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Hutchinson, Danny R

Danny R. Hutchinson, 81, of Kenova, W.Va. went home to his Heavenly Father Wednesday, May 4, 2021 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday, May 7, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Danny was born April 17, 1940 in Huntington, W.Va. a son of the late Isaac and Catherine Daniels Hutchinson. Danny lived his life as a devoted Christian. He was a former deacon, Sunday School Teacher, loving husband and dad. He was a former employee of Houdaille Industries and Wayne County Board of Education. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother James Hutchinson and a sister Judy Neekamp. Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years Regina Hutchinson; one daughter Cindy Hutchinson; one son Mark Snider and sister Gladys Hunt. Danny will be greatly missed by his family and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and many church family and friends. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of St. Mary’s Medical Center for their kindness and loving care. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Hooks, Eric L

Eric Lynn Hooks, 35, of Prichard, W.Va. passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021 at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home. Eric was born May 27, 1985 in Houston, Texas a son of Ernest Hooks and the late Susan Hooks. In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Cedric and Oral Adkins and one uncle Gordon Adkins. Survivors include his father Ernest “Ernie” Hooks and step-mother Betty Hooks; four siblings Scott Hooks (Sandra), Stacy Dahler (Jordan), Shaina Hooks (TJ Smith) and Sara Hooks; girlfriend Ami Blevins; four sons Zane Hooks, Aiden Hooks, Dustin Hooks and Bryson Hooks; grandmother Lynnda Miller; three nieces and four nephews. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Workman, John R

John Robert Workman, 78 years old went home to be with the Lord at his residence on April 27th 2021. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor John McSweeney officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. He was born May 19th 1942. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Milford Workman, a son Jeffrey Dale Workman, a brother Roger Workman, a sister-in-law Dale Workman, and a nephew Ronnie Ray Workman. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Nell Workman, one brother Ronnie Workman, two sisters Ida Milum (Dave) and Sue Ward. A son Mark Workman (Kelley), two daughters Angela Barrett (Steve) and Debrah Tomblin; eight grandchildren Josh Workman (Ginger), Ben Workman, Kris Workman (Meg), Ethan and Caleb LeMaster, Dawn Simpson (Chris), Dakota Simpson (Danielle), Kasey Ward (Logan); seven great-grandchildren and three special nieces Brenda Damron, Chantelle Miller and Addisyn Miller. He was a member of the 20th Street Baptist Church in Kenova where he was an usher and the “candyman”. He was a member of the IBEW #317 local union for 55 years. He was so loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.

Adkins, Jr., Henderson “Googie”

Henderson “Googie” Adkins, Jr., 68, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Googie  was born November 24, 1952 a son of the late Henderson Adkins, Sr. and the late Wanda Pack Adkins. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lona Hurley Adkins; granddaughter Faith Ann Prince; two brothers James and Doug Adkins and one sister Virgie Hall.  Survivors include three daughters Angela Hurley, LaDonna Dingess (Jake) and Opal Workman; grandchildren Kendra, Keith, Robert, Brad, Dakota, Christopher and Matthew; 9 great-grandchildren; one sister LaVanna Williams and one brother Paul David Adkins and many cherished nieces and nephews. The family will gather for a time of reflection on Friday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at 1085 Ferndale Road in Kenova. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Maynard, Thelma J

Thelma Jean Maynard, 65, of Ashland, Ky. passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the Community Hospice Care Center. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Roy Akers and Pastor Terry Meredith officiating. Interment will follow in Ashland Cemetery. Thelma was born February 20, 1956 a daughter of Billow McSorley Hall and the late James Moore. She attended the Rt. 60 Freewill Baptist Church in Kenova. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. In addition to her mother she is survived by her beloved husband Charles E. Maynard; children Crystal Maynard, Natasha Renfroe (Andrew), Eric Nelson and Karen Nelson; five sisters, one brother, ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Mask and social distancing will be observed. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Pratt, Clarence

Clarence Pratt, 74, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Kenova Church of Christ with Minister Amos Prince and Minister Chris Stevens officiating. Interment will follow in the Catlettsburg Cemetery. Clarence was born March 20, 1947 in Kenova, W.Va. a son of the late Charles and Helen Arnold Pratt. He was a retired employee of the J.H. Fletcher Company. Clarence was a member of the Kenova Church of Christ and loved to play golf. Survivors include his beloved wife Dinah M. Pratt; three sons and a daughter-in-law David Swinford (June), Phillip B. Swinford and Scott Pratt; one brother and sister-in-law Joe Pratt (Peggy); six grandchildren Phillip B. Swinford, Jr., Violet Marie Swinford, Adam Swinford, Faith Lyons, Sarah Swinford and Levi Swinford and five great-grandchildren David Lyons, Jessie Lyons, Ada Swinford, Trea Swinford and Scarlet Swinford. Friends may call Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at the Kenova Church of Christ. Mask and social distancing will be observed. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Thomas, John E

John Eric Thomas, 54, of Huntington, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 23, 2021 at Crosspoint Community Church in Huntington with Pastor Eddie Gandy officiating. Interment will take place in the Thomas Family Cemetery, Dingess, W.Va. at 3:00 P.M. Friday. John was born February 18, 1967 in Logan, W.Va. a son of the late Eric and Mildred Slayton Thomas. He was employed with Pepsico. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his precious infant daughter Sarah Thomas. Survivors include his beloved wife Jennifer Caldwell Thomas; son Joseph Thomas; daughter and son-in-law Erica Creech (Marty); one brother and sister-in-law Kelly Thomas (Vickie); one sister and brother-in-law Vicki Walden (Don) and three grandchildren David, Taylor and Sarah Creech. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Hospice of Huntington P.O. Box 464 Huntington, W.Va. 25709. Masks and social distancing will be observed. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Kent, Gary B

Gary Blaine Kent, 80, of Wayne, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Huntington Health and Rehabilitation. Gary was born October 20, 1940 in Huntington, W.Va. a son of the late Roderick L. and Lorraine McKeand Kent. Gary received his Doctorate in music and was a retired music teacher. He was a member of the C-K Alumni Band. Music was his life and his legacy. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy. In addition to her parents he was preceded in death by one sister Helen Kent and two brothers Harry and Arthur Ray Kent. Survivors include his ex-wife Pam Kent; one daughter and son-in-law Kristal Kent Hoke (Kenny); one son and daughter-in-law David Kent (Steffani); 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one brother and sister-in-law Bobby Kent (Gail). Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. All services will be private.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the band that Gary played concerts with:
Ceredo-Kenova Alumni Band Inc.
PO Box 510
Kenova WV, 25530