Miles-Nobles Funeral Home announces the death of Donnie Lee “Fat Boy” Adkins, 39, who passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital after a long illness. He was a native of Appling County. He was a retired welder; a Baptist by faith and an avid biker. Donnie always brought joy to everyone and brought a smile to everyone’s face.
Survivors include his fiancé, Briana Turchi of Baxley; seven children, Aaron Partin, Dakota Adkins, Camden Adkins, Meagan Adkins, Marissa Turchi, Anthony Estrada and Blake Adkins; mother, Lucille Adkins of Baxley; a brother, Roy Adkins of Baxley; three sisters, Tammy Salisbury of Florence, SC, Kathy “Cadillac” Dixon of Baxley and Patricia “Sunshine” Moore and husband, Lonnie, of Baxley; nine nieces and nephews, Amy Adkins, Teresa Adkins, Danielle Youngblood, Jeremy Rogers, Greg Dixon, Vanessa Adkins, Keyona Moore, Alyssa Moore and Myeisha Moore and lots of friends also survive.
Visitation was held Sunday, November 17 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m. at Miles-Nobles Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Billy Butler officiating.Interment followed at Red Oak Baptist Church Cemetery.