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Darrel Dane Adkins

Saturday, June 25, 2022
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Darrel Dane Adkins, age 81, of Andrews, TX, passed away, June 20, 2022, in Midland, TX. He proudly served his county as a Veteran of the U.S. Army.

Family and friends gathered to celebrate his life at 10:00 AM Friday, June 24, 2022, at McNett Funeral Home in Andrews, TX. He will be laid to rest at the Andrews County Old Cemetery. Visitation was held Thursday, June 23, 2022, from 5PM-9PM at McNett Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the care of McNett Funeral Home.

Darrel was born October 31, 1940, in Grady Oklahoma, to John A. Adkins and Ruby C. “McGreggor”. He married the love of his life Phyllis Ann “Moody” on October 30, 1964, in Andrews, TX, and they spent the 55 amazing years together, until her passing in 2019. Darrel was a member of the First Assembly of God, and true to his faith. Darrel served in many roles throughout his Christian life such as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and role model to many during his daily life. He also loved music and played multiple instruments, mostly the guitar and harmonica. He was a family man and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren including teaching them how to read. He also loved to be out in his garage, working on cars and trucks. Darrel was an amazing father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend he will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his sons: Robby Adkins of Odessa, TX, and Josh Adkins and wife Jennifer of Midland, TX; daughter: Melonye Bourg and husband Rudy of Midland, TX; 5 grandchildren: Kendra, Megan, Kynadie, Cannon, and Addy; and 4 great grandchildren: Maisyn, Molley, haven, and Keylee.

He is preceded in death by his parents: John and Ruby Adkins wife: Phyllis Adkins, brother: Joel Adkins; and granddaughter: Danae Adkins