OBITUARY

Walter Lee ADKINS

June 12, 1927September 26, 2019

Walter Lee Adkins, 92, of East Ridge passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Walter was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II. He was retired from the City of Chattanooga Public Works. Walter was preceded in death by his first wife Mildred Adkins. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Thompson Adkins; four daughters, Gloria (Mike) Schultz, Phyllis Julian, Martha Adkins and Peggy Ferguson; twin sons, Lee Adkins and Walter Adkins many grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Frankie Hood. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road with the Rev. Chris Perponis officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Monday at the funeral home. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Funeral service Tuesday, October 1, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

Memories

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Lee Adkins

October 7, 2019

Lee Adkins

October 7, 2019

Lee Adkins

October 7, 2019

Someone must have told him to smile

Lee Adkins

October 7, 2019

Lee Adkins

October 7, 2019

Lee Adkins

October 6, 2019

Lee Adkins

October 6, 2019

I found the grave stone where he was sitting and sat exactly as he was.
It was quite an experience.

Lee Adkins

October 6, 2019

Lee Adkins

October 6, 2019

Lee Adkins

October 6, 2019

Patton Rambler ,a car dealership years ago, ranked dad as "the best mechanic in town." And in the newspaper to boot. We had our on celebration at home.