June 8, 2020
Arthur Adkins, 71; of Fulton passed away at his home Monday. He was born in Oswego, NY to the late
Arthur and Frances Ferraro Adkins. Mr. Adkins has been a longtime resident of Fulton. He was a graduate of SUNY Oswego with a bachelor’s degree. He retired from Nestles Chocolate & Confection Company Inc., Fulton where he worked as a Purchasing Manager. Mr. Adkins loved driving his 1987 Black Monte Carlo and spending time with his grandchildren which he considered to be his lifeline. He also enjoyed fishing with his grandson and having p.j. parties with all his grandchildren at Grandpa and Grandma’s house. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Muriel Adkins of Fulton, their children: Christopher (Nicole) Adkins of Fulton and Jeffrey (Meegan) Adkins of Oswego, his sister Margaret “Peggy” (Jim Pryse) Laird of Scriba, NY; grandchildren: Spencer, Nina, Moira, Lucy, Ella and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Adkins was pre-deceased by his brother-in-law: William Laird. Funeral Service will be held Friday 9:30 AM at Holy Trinity Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. Donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 401 N. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13203. Please note that Facial masks and Hand Sanitizing will be required and please understand we are at 25% capacity and you will be invited in as others exit calling hours. At this time reservation are not required for the funeral mass.
June 8, 2020