Walter Herbert Adkins
Walter H Adkins (Butch) was born & raised in Bangor Maine on August 13, 1949. Butch (family & friends called him) passed away on February 2, 2021, at his home, after a 20-year battle of cancer due to Agent Orange that he contracted during his service in the Vietnam War. Butch was born to Ivan Cassidy Adkins Sr & Margaret Olive Wescott. He had 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Along with his best friend he joined the United States Army in 1968. He was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in August 1971. After Butch returned home from Vietnam his parents had moved from Maine to Rochester, New York where in January 1970 he met his wife Edith J Mageary and they had three children, Howard, Michael & Amanda. He enjoyed his grandchildren, Mackenzie, Paige, Michael Jr, Kellan, Emma & Olivia. He loved taking them to lunch and just being around them. He enjoyed playing the lottery, especially scratch offs, and spending time at his summer camp.