Mr. William Eddie Adkins, Jr., a resident of Ozark, passed away peacefully at his home on the morning of Thursday, October 26, 2023, at the age of 83.
Funeral services for Mr. Adkins will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 28, 2023 in the Chapel of Holman Funeral Home in Ozark with Reverend Josh Sims and Reverend Michael Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in Enterprise City Cemetery, Holman Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Ozark Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until service time.
Mr. Adkins was born April 12, 1940 in Enterprise, Alabama to the late William Eddie Adkins, Sr. and Era Belle Stanford Adkins. He worked in the grocery business for fifty years and sang in multiple Gospel singing groups over the years all over the southeast. He was a loving husband and father who loved the Lord, bass fishing and FSU Football. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Wilmer Lee Adkins (Winifred); three sisters, Edna Carter (Bob), Evelyn Creel (Perry) and Mary Nell Duncan (Glen).
Survivors include his wife (Married forty years in December), Judith Kay Harding Adkins of Ozark; his children, William Eddie Adkins (Kim), Karen Grantham Watson (David), Christopher Arthur Adkins (Susan), Billy Grantham (Kathy), Annisa Kay Grantham, Teresa Grantham Barnes (Chris) and Timothy Lee Adkins (Tina). Fourteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews also survive.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made in his memory to Community Hospice of Dale Medical Center, 368 James Street, Ozark, Alabama 36360.