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Anthony Adkins

March 21, 1979 — June 20, 2016

Anthony "Andy" Paul Adkins, 37, of Pipestem went home to be with the Lord, June 20, 2016. Born March 21, 1979 at Hinton Hospital he was the son of Dora Leigh Adkins Faris of Pipestem and Dale Allen Bryant of Hinton.

Andy loved spending time with his boys playing basketball, fishing, hunting, and whatever else the boys wanted to do. He loved every second of being their daddy. Andy excelled in high school basketball at Pipestem Christian Academy helping win back to back state titles. He also loved his cars and riding motorcycles. Andy loved the Lord and would do anything to help anyone at anytime. God never gave anyone a better heart or kinder soul then what was inside of Andy. He loved his Momma, his kids, his PawPaw, and brothers and sisters unconditionally. He loved his family and friends, worked hard, and will be deeply missed by everyone.

Preceded in death by his biological father Dale Allen Bryant of Hinton; his grandmothers Anges Anita Adkins of Pipestem and Edna Elizabeth Faris of Bozoo and a sister Salena Ann McBride of Pipestem.

Those left to cherish his memories are his parents Dora Leigh Faris and James Randolph Faris of Pipestem; Step-father Clarence Stevenson McBride and wife Debbie of Pipestem; four sons Anthony Paul "Braxton" Adkins of Pipestem, Brendan Anthony Gentry of Maryland; Bryson Lee Randolph Adkins and Braeden Daniel Chuck Adkins of Pipestem; a very special Grandfather Daniel Paul Adkins of Pipestem; grandfather Clarence Elijah McBride and wife Bettie June of Ballard; and grandmother Flo Bryant Durst of Hinton; two brothers Elijah Stevenson McBride and wife Hope Marie of Jacksonville, NC and Justin Lee Randolph Faris and wife Katelyn Shyan of Princeton; two sisters Angel Bryant of Hinton and Talena Hope Spears and husband Jake of Concord, NC; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial services will be held Saturday June 25, 2016 at 1:30 P.M. at the Cooks Chapel Baptist Church with Pastor Dallas Peyton officiating. Friends may visit with the family from noon until time of services at the church on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors to help cover cost of services.

Gathering of Family and Friends

JUN 25. 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)

Cook's Chapel Baptist Church
WV

Memorial Service

JUN 25. 1:30 PM (EDT)

Cook's Chapel Baptist Church
WV

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