Chalmer (Cham) Lee Adkins of Hilliard

Chalmer (Cham) Lee Adkins, age 81, of Hilliard, passed away at home surrounded by family December 7, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Monday, December 12, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Watson Cemetery. He was born May 20, 1930 in Branchland, West Virginia a son of the late Leslie and Myrtle Ramey Adkins and moved to Ohio in August 1959. He served in the United States Marine Corps. He retired from Signal Delivery after 20 years of service and is a retired member of Teamsters 413. Two brothers Eugene, Carlos and Clifford (Kip) Adkins also preceded him in death, along with a sister Bettina Porter. Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years; Alfreda (Clay); sisters Syble (Frank) Andrews and Mary (John) Barnes, brother Joe (Patty) Adkins; daughter Bobbie Payne, sons Stan and Billy Adkins, Julie (Ira) Johnson, Jennifer Adkins (Eric Walters), Jessica Adkins, Dave (Jill) Payne, great grandchildren David Adkins, Emileigh Walters, Natalee Kimes, Sydney, Isabella, and Noah (John Henry) Johnson and Avery Payne; special neighbors Joe and Dot Schnug, friend David Payne, several nieces, nephews, cousins, Tuesday morning “breakfast buddies”, many many friends and his faithful sidekick Lucy. Friends may call from 5 to 8 at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV. The family would like to extend a thank you to the nurses and support from Hospice of Columbus. You have been angles of Mercy.