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Donald Wesley Adkins, 70, Carolina Tarheels fan

Donald Wesley Atkins
Donald Wesley Atkins

BOLIVIA — Donald Wesley Adkins, 70, of Bolivia, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Universal Healthcare of Brunswick in Bolivia.

Mr. Adkins was born Oct. 30, 1945, son of the late McKinley and Carrie Ore Adkins. He worked for CP&L Nuclear Plant for 15 years. Mr. Adkins was an avid Carolina Tarheel fan and loved anything “Carolina” blue and white. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be greatly missed. Preceding him in death was his wife of 15 years, Eulalia Adkins, six brothers and four sisters.

Leaving to cherish his memory are his children: Kenneth Adkins and wife Tommie of Bolivia, Edward Keith Adkins and wife Michelle of Supply, Rocky McCormick and wife Nikki of Walnut Cove, Tommy Hall of Boiling Spring Lakes, Garry Hall and wife Leah of Boiling Spring Lakes, and Tonya Dreyer of Boiling Spring Lakes; two sisters, Barbara Pryor of Mayodan and Laazora Coleman and husband Tim of Stoneville; 21 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Cape Fear Memorial Park in Southport. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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