Kevin Scott Adkins, Jr., 26, of Arden, N.C., formerly of Radford, Va., died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 as a result of a climbing accident. He was living in Arden, N. C. with Sable Skewes, the love of his life, and their dog, Maisey. He loved hiking, camping, rock climbing, riding his motorcycle —basically anything outdoors.
Kevin was born Oct. 11, 1992 in Radford. He was a graduate of Radford High School where he excelled in academics and sports. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from VA Tech and was to receive his 2nd degree in December. He was a Senior Associate Engineer with Energy Source Partners. He is survived by his moma, Michele Adkins; little sister, Callie Adkins; the love of his life, Sable Skewes; his nimi, Patricia Lucas; aunt and uncle, George and Geeah Uhl and their children, Erin, Sydney and Shane; aunt and uncle, Fred and Desi Sowers and their children, Matthew and Ben; aunt and uncle, Jeff and Pat Dunn; father, Kevin Adkins, Sr.; granny, Ann Adkins; grandfather, Eddie Carpenter; uncle, Ken Adkins and aunt, Trish Daniels and Bessie Clay; aunt and uncle, Kristi and Joe Rorrer and their children, Andrew Phipps and Izzy Rorrer; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. A celebration of Kevin’s life will begin at 7 p.m. with Pastor Timothy Worles officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to: ATTN: Park Donation, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, 47050 Generals Highway, Three Rivers, CA 93271.
The Adkins family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.