August 2, 1929 - March 9, 2019
Orville Millington Adkins , age 89, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born on August 2, 1929 in Bakersfield, California to Orville Monroe Adkins and Virigina (Midkiff) Adkins. Orville graduated from Huntington East High School, and went on to study for two years at Marshall University. He married on Vaughnia Lee Roberts on December 9, 1949. Together they had three children that they raised in Huntington, West Viriginia. Orville worked as a manager of the mold shop at Owens Illinois until he retired in 1985. Orville was a man of faith, a skilled craftsman and marksmen, and he loving passed on these traditions to his children and grandchildren. He was a lifetime member of the Huntington Rifle and Pistol Club, where he made many lasting friendships. Orville shot competitively in benchrest rifle and pistol on the national level. He was an avid Outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family and friends. Orville is survived by his life's love and partner of 69 years, Vaughnia Lee and his three children: Demmie Darlene (David) Webb, Cassandra Lee (David) McMellon, and Dale (Alma) Adkins. He is also survived by his five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He had a unique and special relationship with each of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to gather for funeral services on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, 6357 East Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, WV with Pastor David Lemming officiating. The family will receive friends from 12-1 pm, with services at 1 pm at the mortuary. Burial will follow at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, WV. 2 Corinthians 5:7-8 NIV "For we live by faith, not by sight, and we are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with Lord." Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.hensonandkitchen.com.
Orville Millington Adkins , age 89, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born on August 2, 1929 in Bakersfield, California to Orville Monroe Adkins and Virigina (Midkiff) Adkins. Orville graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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