Junior Aster Adkins 82, of Ranger, WV passed away Thursday June 17, 2021. He was born November 30, 1938 a son of the late Aster and Mollie Tipton Adkins. He was also preceded in death by his wife Monnie Dorene Adkins; son Rocferd Lee Adkins; brother Jerry Lee Adkins; and sister Bessie Imogene Adkins. He was a four year US Air Force veteran, a mechanic for LCBOE, and a member of the Ranger United Baptist Church.
He is survived by his son Dennis Adkins of Ranger; daughter Santana Napier (Chuck) of Ironton, OH; grandchildren Dennis Adkins Jr., Brandi (Kenny) Kruk, Melissa Adkins, Justin Adkins, and Trevian Napier; sister Odessa Adkins of West Hamlin; brother Danny Adkins of Huntington; great grandchildren David, James, Linda, Rocky, Isabell, and Alayna; special family members Bill (Linda) Linville of Hamlin, Betsi Dudley, Sara Rooper, Ida Mae Adkins, and Debbie Anderson; he also leaves behind numerous family members and friends.
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Thursday June 24, 2021 at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home West Hamlin, WV with K. D. Bragg officiating. Burial will follow at Sanders Cemetery Ranger, WV with military honors by American Legion Post 111 of Hamlin. Visitation will be one hour prior to service on Thursday with CDC guidelines of social distancing and wearing a mask encouraged.