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“I remember when my husband Barry and I first attended flute circle and Paul and his family made us feel so welcome. We thought him the kindest man...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Melody Kelley - xenia, OH

“Sorry to hear of Paul's passing. Would liked to have attended. Having health issues of my own. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Loren Butterbaugh (Butter from Huffy) - OH

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mary and her family! We have a lot of fond memories of hanging out with Paul and Mary when we first met and got...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Donna and Hank Hembree - Mendon, OH

“It was our privilege and pleasure to know Paul as our friend. We know that Mary, Corey and the rest of his family will miss him dearly. He was such a...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: David and Jackie Rogers - Fremont, OH

“Paul was a wonderful and super nice person. We will miss his smiling face on the pow wow trail. Our prayers and sympathies to his family. Karen &...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Napier - HAMILTON, OH

“My sincere sympathy to Mary and family on the passing of Paul. I have always enjoyed talking with him and listening to his stories. He will be...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Larry Grier - Portland, IN

“I've only known Paul for 6 years but it seems like I'd known him forever. I wish I could've known him forever. I remember the first time I saw him...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Roy Luckadoo - Lima, OH - Friend

“Paul always had a smile and something nice to say. We will miss his physical presence at the pow-wows and flute gathering but know he is with us. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Bob & Lily - Dayton, OH - Friend

“I am proud to have had Paul as my uncle. I have good memories that span the years. From camping at Indiana Beach to listening to his wonderful...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Betty Ford - Cloverdale, OH

“Paul's kind spirit was a blessing to all who knew him.His knowledge and storytelling will linger and live in the hearts and memories of others.Paul...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Bohle - celina, OH

“Uncle Paul always welcomed me me into his home.He would right away offer me something to drink. I never heard him say an unkind word to or about...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: paula junod - celina, OH - neice


Paul Adkins, age 70, of 202 Washington St. in Celina, Ohio passed away at 10:10a.m. on Sunday June 1, 2014 at his residence in Celina. He was born on July 1, 1943 in Meadowview, VA to the late Marion W. & Eliza Ann (Morrison) Adkins. On May 5, 1974 he married Mary E. Junod, who lives in Celina. Also surviving are his children Paul Randall Adkins of Sidney, Raimi & Edgar Overman of New Madison, Dustan & Christen Adkins of Dayton, Cory Adkins of Celina, six grandchildren Owen and Evan Adkins, Dustin Anthony, Tara Adkins, Damon Adkins Madison Adkins, two great grandchildren Kaydence and Kaitlyn Adkins, a brother & sister-in-law Clyde & Eunice Adkins of Sidney and a sister Betty Trimble of Sidney. Paul was preceded in death by his daughter Sheena Adkins, and his twin brothers Zack Adkins and Brack Adkins. He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America a member of the Miami Valley Flute Circle and an Elder of the Eastern Blackfoot Tribe. He retired in 1984 from New Idea in Coldwater. Paul enjoyed his family, gardening, music, motorcycles, old cars, and he was very proud of his Native American heritage. Services for his Crossing Over will be held at 12:00p.m. on Thursday June 5, 2014 at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, with Elder Lanna Samaniego officiating. Burial will follow in Scott Cemetery in Scott, Ohio. Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8p.m. on Wednesday and 1 hour before services on Thursday at the funeral home. On-Line condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.