Richard Lee “Bear” Adkins, age 63, of Nancy, KY, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Richard was born on April 12, 1955 to the late William Lee Adkins and Norma Dean Combest Adkins.  He worked at Hinkle, and later for Somerset Oil and Cumberland Lake Shell.  Richard loved working with horses.

He is survived by one son, Keifer Chase Adkins of Nancy; four brothers, Terry (and Ruby) Adkins of Nancy, Barton (and Debbie) Adkins of Ingle, Mark (and Roberta) Adkins of Nancy and Barry (and Rhonda) Adkins of Nancy; three sisters, Loretta (and Ed) Miller of Camby, IN, Cindy (and Tom) Bolin of Nancy and Lisa (and Robert) Mills of Somerset; a sister-in-law, Melinda Stephenson of Monticello; several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews; cousins and other family members; and a special friend, Debbie Vaught of Somerset.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his former wife and mother of his son, Anna Adkins.

Visitation will be on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Noah Broughton officiating.

You are welcome to view obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:www.lakecumberlandfuneralservice.com

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Richard Adkins.