Chad Alexander Adkins 21, Saint Joseph, MO

Published 07/31 2014 09:04AM

Updated 07/31 2014 09:13AM

Chad Alexander Adkins 21, of Saint Joseph, Missouri, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 in a Saint Joseph, MO hospital.

He was born December 15, 1992 in St. Joseph, MO.

He graduated from Benton high school in 2011. He worked at the Harley-Davidson Production Plant in Kansas City, MO as a welder. He enjoyed video games, fishing, Sabrina his dog and best friend, working on cars with his dad, and he always said if he was to die, he wanted to be going fast.

Survivors include, father, Ken (Angela Eaton) Adkins of St. Joseph, MO, mother, Peggy (Duane Cress) Gerling of Saint Joseph, MO, his soul mate, Sierra McNutt of the home, four sisters, Meranda Gerling of Nashville, TN, sister, LeErika Hillen, Ryan Hillen and Anna Eaton all of St. Joseph, MO, four brothers, Joshua Adkins of Union Star, MO, Justin Adkins, Joseph Eaton and Garrett Branstetter all of St. Joseph, MO, 3 nieces and 5 nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday at the Rupp Funeral Home. Mr. Adkins will be cremated following the Funeral service under the care of the Rupp Funeral Home.

Memorials are requested to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

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