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Don Adkins

Date of Death: 03-06-2024
Interred: Allen Cemetery
Funeral Service : 03-09-2024

Don Adkins

Donald Alan Adkins, 72, of Maysville, MO passed away March 6, 2024.

He was born on August 29, 1951, to Charles G. and Pauline Grace (Gensheer) Adkins in St. Joseph, MO. Don grew up in Dearborn, MO and Gower, MO and graduated from East Buchanan High School in 1970. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

On October 12, 1979, he was united in marriage to Joan Horn. After their marriage they lived in Plattsburg, MO and in 1994 they moved to Maysville where they made their home. Don retired from Sur-Gro in Plattsburg. He was an avid Chiefs fan and enjoyed going to drag races. Don loved spending time on his front porch and with his family, especially his grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Nancy Pat Adkins, Carol Ann Carpenter and Connie Woodson.

Don is survived by his wife Joan Adkins; his daughters Jaime Baker and fiancé Andy Clevenger and Heather Kent; grandchildren William Wendt, Amethyst Wendt, Haley Wendt and Ashlyn Wendt; brothers, Charles (Stacy) Adkins and Jim Bob (TJ) Adkins; sisters, Janice (Mike) McNutt and Mary (Tom) Crawford; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation: 11:00 am -12:00 pm with Funeral Service at 12:00 pm Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.

Burial with Military Honors: Allen Cemetery, Gower
Donations may be made in his memory c/o the funeral home.