Hometown: Williamsburg, KY
Position: C Playing Height: 6-2
Date of Birth: August 28, 1899
Date of Death: March 10, 1962 [Tennessee - 90 - 59]
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Multi-Sport Player [Tennis ]
Transferred from Cumberland
1920-21: All-SIAA Tournament
1921-22: (All-Southern Forward as chosen by the Atlanta American.)
Obituary - Stroke Fatal to Dr. Paul Adkins, Whitley Republican (March 15, 1962)
Dr. Adkins was all-Southern center on the University of Kentucky basketball team in 1922. He was also a state collegiate tennis champion and a baseball player.
He was the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. J.D. Adkins, Williamsburg.
Dr. Adkins was a graduate of Cumberland College, U. of K., and the University of Louisville Medical School.
Headed Medical Society
He went to Bell County 28 years ago, first practicing at Insull and then Kettle Island. He moved to Pineville 13 years ago.
He was a past president of the Bell County Medical Society and had been chairman of the county Democratic committee.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Kathleen Moseley Adkins; a daughter, Kathy Adkins, a student at the University of Vienna, and a sister, Miss Flora Adkins, Williamsburg.
The funeral was held at 1:30 p.m., Monday at First Baptist Church, Pineville, of which he was a member. Burial was at 3:30 p.m. at Highland Cemetery, Williamsburg.
A number of Williamsburg friends were in Pineville for the service.