Mr. Leslie “Bud” Haynes Adkins, 79, was born in Vine Grove.
He attended high school at Vine Grove High School. After high school, he attended Fort Wayne Indiana Technical School and graduated from the University of Kentucky with an engineering degree.
He is survived by wife Marion Edmonson Adkins of Benton; sons Leslie of Lexington, Mark of Nicholsville, Kevin of Monticello and Gary of Owensboro; and daughter Karin of Louisville; grandchildren Vince, Trevor, Zachary, Brittany and Ryan; and great-grandkids, Juniper, Cash, Moira and Tabor.
A celebration of life service was held Friday, Dec. 7, at the First United Methodist Church in Benton. Rev. David Atkinson officiated.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Helping Hands Food Bank c/o First United Methodist Church, 845 U.S. Hwy 641 Spur, Benton, KY 42025 or to Lourdes Hospice, 911 Joe Clifton Dr., Paducah, KY 42001.