Ronald J. Adkins
Ronald J. Adkins, 74, of Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.
He was born Aug. 14, 1937, in Manistique Township, the son of Charles and Alma (Orman) Adkins and attended Manistique area schools. During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army.
Ron spent many years in the Cadillac, Mich., area and moved to Manistique in the early 1990s.
On Aug. 8, 1998, he married the former Dorothy M. Williams in Germfask, Mich.
Ron was self-employed as a master electrician for many years and lastly worked at Hoholik’s, Inc. prior to his retirement.
He was a member of the
Manistique Eagles Club and
Schoolcraft County V.F.W.
He enjoyed playing pool, and watching Nascar. In his earlier years, he raced street-stock cars.
Ron is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Adkins of Manistique; his children and step-children; grandchildren and greatgrandchildren; his brothers and sisters; along with several nieces and nephews.
There will be no services held at this time.
Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.