Thomas Frank Adkins was born August 11, 1944 to Glenn and Betty (Swett) Adkins in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. He died on November 5, 2019 at North Lincoln Hospital surrounded by those he loved and his care team; he was 75 years old.
Thomas graduated high school and continued his education in college for two years then worked as an Electrician during his working career. He met and married Carolyn Robertson February 8, 1964 in Vancouver, Washington. Together they had two children. During his working career he worked for W.R.Grace in Libby, Montana and Georgia Pacific in Lebanon, Oregon. He was a member of The Lincolnaires signing group as well as a member of the Gun and Target Club in Newport, Oregon. Thomas enjoyed woodworking and target practicing.
Left to mourn is his wife Carolyn of 55 years, his daughters Marlene Hansen and her spouse Mike of Waldport, Oregon, Teresa Johnson and her spouse of Spokane, Washington, his brother Larry Adkins of Scio, Oregon, his five grandchildren; Niki, Ty, AJ, Sammie and Allie along with his 3 great grandchildren Michael, Xzavier and Alexis.
Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn & Betty Adkins.
Upon his request there will be no formal ceremony.
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