Gary Gerald Adkinson, 54, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2006, at the family residence. He was born August 29, 1951 in Niceville, FL, the son of Willis Gerald and Helen McMillan Adkinson.
He was an electrician by trade and worked many years with Williams Electric in Fort Walton Beach. When ill health forced his medical retirement he enjoyed yardwork and being outdoors. During inclement weather, he listened to country music and was an avid fan of Wheel of Fortune,
Among survivors are his wife, Bobbi Adkinson, of DeFuniak Springs; his sons, Heath Adkinson, Mitchell Adkinson; his mother, Helen Adkinson; his brother, Craig Adkinson; his sisters, Shirley Drake and husband, Billy Earl, and Shelia Garland, all of DeFuniak Springs.
Memorials may be made in Adkinson’s memory to Army Aviation Credit Union in DeFuniak Springs. Services were held Saturday, January 14, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, with Reverend Phil McMillan officiating.
[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, January 19, 2006, Page 7-B]
[Burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Ridge]