Dylan Adkins, 18

Dylan Blake Adkins, 18, Wabash, died at 6:24 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.  He was born Nov. 6, 1994 in Wabash, to Kenneth Adkins and Delores McKee.

Dylan worked at McDonald's Restaurant, in Wabash.  He enjoyed riding 4-wheelers, dirt bikes, hanging with his friends, and especially enjoyed playing with his son, Kaiden.

He is survived by his mother, Delores (Terry Miller) McKee, father, Kenneth (Julie) Adkins, and son, Kaiden Kelly, all of Wabash; three sisters, Heather (Jeremy) Smith, Big Stone Gap, Va., Brittany Adkins, Roann, and Whitney Adkins, Wabash;  two brothers, Danny (Heather) Laney, Coeburn, Va. and Ryan Adkins, Wabash; grandmother, Thelma Adkins, Wabash; two nieces, Taylor Smith, Big Stone Gap and Hailey Laney, Coeburn; two nephews, Trey Smith, Big Stone Gap and Hunter Laney, Coeburn. He was preceded in death by his sister, Megan Bailey, who died Dec. 30, 2009.

Graveside services and burial will be in Falls Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Tim Webb officiating.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 22 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Dylan's family, to help with expenses.

The memorial guest book for Dylan may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Aug 21