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Leroy “BEN” Adkins Jr.

January 5, 1971 ~ April 27, 2021 (age 50)

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LeRoy Ben Adkins Jr. was born on January 05, 1971 in Michigan City, Indiana to LeRoy Sr. and Willie Pearl Adkins.

Ben accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. 

Ben graduated from Rogers High School in 1989. He went on to work for Whirlpool, Northfolk, Sullair and Nationwide Midwest throughout his career. 

Ben loved spending time with his family. He was a true comedian, always telling jokes. Ben also loved watching boxing and basketball.

Ben was a die hard LeBron James fan!! 

Ben leaves behind to cherish his memories, his father LeRoy Adkins Sr., of Michigan City, IN; three brothers, Lee Marshall Adkins, of Dothan, AL; Kenny (Vanessa) Haugabrook, of Cordele, GA; Kevin (Kresser) Biggers Sr.,of Laverne, TN.; two sisters, Marcelle Adkins, of Orlando, FL; Tracee Coleman, of Houston, TX; three God children, Brianna, Iyanna and Javion Adkins, special cousins, Scott and Megan Adkins, Angela Rose, Kelley Adkins, Barbar Countryman and Michael Rayshon Sanders, special childhood friend/brothers Eddie Jenkins and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

LeRoy Jr. departed this life on Thursday April 27, 2021 at home. Ben was preceded in death by his mother, Willie Pearl Adkins and his maternal and paternal grandparents. 

"Ben will be sorely missed by all that knew him"



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May 6, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Hope Baptist Church

Celebration of Life
May 6, 2021

11:00 AM
New Hope Baptist Church

Interment following funeral service
May 6, 2021

Swan Lake Memorial Gardens
5700 US HWY20
Michigan City, IN 46360

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