Joseph A. Adkins, 39, of Benton, died Thursday, December 1, at Western Baptist Hospital.
Mr. Adkins worked for the Kentucky State Penitentiary as a guard. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Barkley Lodge #60. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Casey M. Page Adkins of Benton; two daughters, Jordan Page Adkins and Rilee Elizabeth Adkins both of Benton; mother, Shirley Ann Roberts Adkins of Ironton, Ohio; one brother, Charles Adkins of Ironton, Ohio; and four sisters, Barbara Allen of Ironton, Ohio; Brenda Benicker of Willow Wood, Ohio; Mary Bryant of Scottstown, Ohio and Gina Sexton of Kitts Hill, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Alexis Nichole Thomas; one sister; Carolyn Adkins and his father, John R. Adkins.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, December 6, at Caniff Funeral Home, 528 Wheatley Road, Ashland, KY. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 7, at Caniff Funeral Home. Bro. Jonathan Goodman will officiate and burial will follow in the Dixon Cemetery.