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Paul E. Adkins passed away on November 24, 2017 in Terre Haute, IN. He was born August 14, 1933 in Auxier, KY.

Paul served in the U.S. Army. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Occupation Medal (Germany), and a Good Conduct Medal. He worked and lived in Euclid, OH before moving to Terre Haute, IN. He worked for over 30 years as a Tool and Die Maker. He achieved the status of Master Tool & Die Maker.

Paul was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Janice (Wells), his parents, Berta (Wells) and Edd Adkins, three brothers, Edgar, Carl and Ronnie and sister-in-law Emma (Wells) Adkins.

Paul's family was very precious to him. Survivors include a daughter, Pamela (Bruce) Cochran; sons, Paul (Chris) and Tim (Janice); brothers, James and Billy (Patty); grandchildren, Kristi (Scott) Craven; David (Kristin) Cochran; Brittany, Kelly, Matt and Adam Adkins; six great grandchildren, Natalie, Daniel, Jayla, Tucker, Benjamin and Alexie as well as several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held 10 am Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. Pastor Scott Craven of First Baptist Church in Polson, Montana will officiate the services.

Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 4-8 p.m.
Burial will be in Whitehaven Cemetery in Mayfield Village.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Cleveland Area Chapter, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, Ohio 44194-4924 or online at

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