Adkins, Jerry R

Jerry Ray Adkins,76, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away March 2, 2020 at Community Hospice of Ashland, Ky. He was born December 20, 1943 in Huntington W.Va. a son of the late Helen Kyle & Charles Adkins, he was preceded in death by one brother Charlie Adkins. He is survived by his wife of 21 years Teresa, I daughter Crystal Gravely, 2 sons Jerry Adkins, Kermit Adkins, 2 sisters Betty (Terry) Sands, Cathy Galligher, 7 brothers John (Patty) France, Pete (Vonnie) France, Bobby (Vicky) Hamlin, Jerry Hamlin, Gary Gene (Joyce) France and Ben France. He is also survived by 8 grandkids, 10 great-grandkids, 2 step daughters Glenda Hughes, Brenda Gardner, 1 stepson Dustin Shortt, one very special friend Bill Fields and his 4 legged buddy Smokey. Jerry was a Purple Heart recipient having served in Vietnam and he was a retired carpenter and refuse owner. He was loved by many and will be missed by all. He now rest high on that mountain. Private family services will be held at a later date. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at