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Ernest Junior Lee Adkins
May 28, 1954 ~ September 21, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old
Ernest Junior Lee Adkins, age 68 of Mocksville, NC passed away on September 21, 2022, at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.
Bud, as he was so lovingly known as, was born on May 28, 1954, in Elkton Maryland. He was the son of the late Ernest Lee Adkins, Sr. and Mildred Marie (Gill) Adkins. In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Frances (Ijames) Adkins, a brother James Robert Adkins and a sister Linda Mae Biggs.
In life, Bud graduated from Elkton High School. He honored our country and served in the United States Army. He was a Vietnam War Veteran. Later, Bud chose a career in the construction industry where he worked as a carpenter until he retired.
Bud leaves behind to cherish his memory, a daughter Lora Wagstaff Eaton (John) of Homosassa Florida, four sisters Judy Louella Carte of Orlando Florida, Deborah Violet Cox of Hinton, WV, Tammy Marie Birney (Douglas) of Elkton, MD and Sara “Squeaky” Mahaley Adkins of Hinton, WV, three grandchildren Jesse Ratledge, Kaylee Eaton and Kyson Eaton, and two great grandchildren Colton Ratledge and Eli Ratledge all of Homosassa, Florida.
On Wednesday, September 28, there will be a graveside service at Legion Memorial Park Cemetery beginning at 12:00 pm. The family requests that the dress attire for the service be very casual.
We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.