James Alan Adkins

April 19, 1936 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 85)


James Adkins was born in Huntington WV on April 19, 1936, he graduated from Huntington East High School and attended Marshall University and went to Cincinnati School of Pharmacy, Jim was hired by Ciba Pharmaceuticals now Novartis, it was a job he loved. He was hired by Vaughan Pharmacy at age twelve and was there until he graduated from high school. Jim was in the military. He was a member of Sleepy Hollow Golf Club for 50 years where he served as golf chairman for a number of years. He is survived by his wife Mary Ann, daughter, Susan Henderson (David) of Ormond Beach, Florida, two grandchildren Morgan and Tyler Long, two boys Eddie Thompson (Pam) and Gary Thompson (Cindy) and another granddaughter Micha Rae of Hurricane, sisters Linda Neff (Kenny) of Washington, WV and Jeannie Terry (Greg) of Tennessee. Jim became a cat lover and domesticated 2 ferals. There will be no service but a memorial will be held at a later date at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club where he can have one more drink with family and friends.

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