2LT Irving D. Adkins was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/11/2019 at the age of 76.0
Downsville, LA
Flight Classes 68-522 and 68-40
Date of Birth 12/13/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 170 AHC in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam BIKINI 3
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More detail on this person: Irving Dean Adkins Shreveport/ Farmerville - Mr. Irving Dean Adkins, 75, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at The Carpenter House, Shreveport, LA. A memorial service will begin at 2 pm on Friday, December 20, 2019, at Church of the Holy Cross, Shreveport, LA. Officiating will be Father Garrett Boyte of Church of the Holy Cross. Dean was a native of Farmerville, LA and a resident of Shreveport for thirteen years. Dean was preceded in death by his parents, Irving and Celestine Adkins. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kay Adkins; daughter, Courtney Adkins and her husband, Ken Simpson, of Austin, TX; son, Phillip Adkins and his wife, Kim, of Shreveport, LA; granddaughter, Caroline Adkins, of Shreveport, LA; brother, Joe Adkins, of Farmerville, LA; several brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; and nephews. He is also survived by dear friends Patti Dean, Roy Lee and Gay Barron, and Michele Crosby. The family requests that memorials be made in lieu of flowers to the Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana or Holy Cross Hope House. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to St. Joseph Hospice, especially Ann Dickey; the staff of Garden Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; and Father Garrett Boyte of Church of the Holy Cross.

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