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Robert Adkins

Robert J. Adkins, 76, of Tiffin, passed away at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at his daughters residence in Tiffin.
Robert was born on Jan. 26, 1943, in Hines, W.V., to the late Leonard and Louella (Clemons) Adkins. He married Wilma J. Clark in Monroe, Mich., on Dec. 15, 1962, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 29, 2019.
Survivors include a son, William (Sheri) Adkins of Carey; a daughter, Tamela (David) Dewald of Tiffin; three grandchildren, Joseph (Alissa) Taylor, Jackie (Duane) Davis, and Anna (Keith) Vogel; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Robert is also survived by three brothers, Leonard “LB” Adkins of Upper Sandusky; Tivis “TB” Adkins of Sycamore; and Everett (Emma) Kidwell of Hines, W.V.; two  sisters, Wanda (Royal) Monroe of Upper Sandusky; Freda Adkins of Hines, W.V.; and a sister-in-law, Dolores Adkins of Bucyrus.
Robert worked as a drywall contractor and was a 1960 graduate of Williamsburg High School in West Virginia.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wilma; a brother, Cecil Paul Adkins; and two sisters-in-laws, Opal Adkins and Eileen Adkins.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 4, from 4-7 p.m. at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Tiffin. A funeral service for Robert will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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