Funeral services for Donald Lavon Adkins, 78, of Rattan, OK, formerly of Alba, TX, are scheduled for 12:00 PM, Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Hietts’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point, TX. Burial will follow at White Rose Cemetery.
Donald passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021, in Rattan, Oklahoma.
Donald Lavon Adkins was born on November 04, 1942 in Orange, Texas, to parents Johnnie Thomas Adkins and Connie Mary Matilda Rohus. He was raised in Duncanville, Texas and attended Duncanville High School. He went into the Navy at 17, with his twin brother Ronald. He met and married Charlotte Elizabeth Reel and they were married on June 19, 1964, in Duncanville, Texas. They lived all over Texas and he worked as an electrician all of his adult life. He loved watching his NCIS and other shows as well as spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Elizabeth Reel; father, Johnnie Thomas and mother, Connie Mary Matilda Rohus; sister, Margaret Nell Adkins-Simms; brother, Harold Thomas Adkins; brother, Ronald Leon Adkins and granddaughter, Rachel Elizabeth Adkins.
Donald is survived by his children, Georgia Stulsky, Melissa Aguirre, Julia Adkins, Donald Adkins, Michael Adkins and Shawn Adkins; sister, Peggy Boyanton and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, February 26, 2021, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point, TX.
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