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Russell “Russ” W. Adkins

December 14, 1952 ~ August 4, 2021 (age 68)

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Russell “Russ” W. Adkins, 68, of Mansfield, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Russ was born December 14, 1952, in Mansfield to Willard H. and Sarah A. (Johnson) Adkins. He had his own business, Adco Sandblasting and Welding for many years. Russ loved his family and friends, and enjoyed spending time with them.  He was a sprint car racing enthusiast and owned and drove his own cars for over 50 years.

Russ is survived by his children, Matt (Mandy) Adkins of Amherst and their children, Devan, Kevan, Brandon, Jonathan, and Brean; Tim (Dawn) Adkins of Savannah and their children, Madison, Tabitha, Morgan, and Taylor; Anita Adkins of Columbus and her children, Alexis and Elizabeth; and Jake Adkins of Mansfield and his children, Isabella, Raina, and Elijah; and siblings, Pat (Dan) Hubert and Rob (Jaime) Kershner of Mansfield.

Russ was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Sarah Adkins; and his wife, Ruby Patton Adkins.

A celebration of Russ’s life will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Monday, August 9, 2021, at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, ltd, 1106 Park Avenue East, Mansfield.

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Celebration of Life Gathering
August 9, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, ltd.
1106 Park Avenue East
Mansfield, OH 44905

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