Luther Adkins

June 9, 1930 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 91)


Luther Adkins, 91 of Stopover, Kentucky went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2021, at his residence.  Luther was born June 9, 1930, to the late Dock and Nora Elizabeth Adkins. 

Luther was a lifelong resident of Stopover, Kentucky.  He was a coal miner in his early years, and a man of many talents.  He loved the outdoors, especially gardening and walking.  He often enjoyed a ride to Double Kwik.   Luther loved to do carpenter work and whittling on wood.  He loved his children and family with all his heart. Most of all he was a witness for the Lord and shared the goodness of God with others.

Luther was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lou Adkins.  A daughter, April Gail Adkins.  Three brothers, Ancie, John and Denton Adkins.  Six sisters, Stella Mounts, Omiea Hamilton, Jettie Hamilton, Ella Hurley, Edith Daugherty, and Nella Adkins.

He leaves to mourn his passing three sons: Luther Jr. (Patricia) Adkins, William (Teresa) Adkins, and Joseph (Mindy) Adkins.  Five daughters:  Mae (Ricky) Hurley, June (Tennis) Mounts, Geraldine (James) Horn, Ruby Jane (Carl) Prater, and Susie Blankenship.  Luther had 20 grandchildren and 10 great grand children that he cherished dearly. 

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, the family will be receiving friends at the Gooslin Bottom Pentecostal church at 6:00 P. M.  Special services will start at 7:00 P.M. with Pastor Benny Freeman officiating.  Thursday, November 18, 2021, the funeral will begin at 12:00 P.M.  Interment will follow at the Blankenship Cemetery on Hurricane Creek in Stopover, Kentucky.  Friends and Family will serve as the Pallbearers.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, Kentucky.  Our guestbook may be signed at   


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November 17, 2021

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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November 18, 2021

12:00 PM

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