Obituary Record

John Martin Adkins
Died on 11/24/1999
Buried in Blair Cemetery


John Martin Adkins, 28, of New Braunfels, Texas, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1999, in Texas.

Services were Monday, Nov. 29, at First United Methodist Church in Blair.

John Martin Adkins was born January 16, 1971, to Cheryl and Danny Adkins of Blair. He graduated from Blair High School in 1989. He attended the University of South Dakota for three years, and received his degree in education from Southwest Texas University in San Marcos, Texas in 1994. He taught at Center Alternative School in San Antonio for three years. During his youth, he was active in baseball from Little League through Legion. He also played basketball, tennis and ran track. He was a volunteer coach for the Special Olympics.

He is survived by his mother, Cheryl Adkins, of Chinhae, South Korea; two brothers, Danny of Douglas and Charles of Omaha; grandparents, Dan and Virginia Beck of Blair; many great-aunts, uncles, aunts and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father. Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.