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Brian W. Adkins
  • December 07, 1978
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  • August 06, 2012

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Everyone in a kin system contributes to the whole family unit. In Brian Adkins’ case, he was our beloved goofball; a quick wit, a hollowing laugh, a smile that could light up a room of people. He had more charms than a Hallmark Store, or as his wife Kahlin says, “Brian was a goofy, hilarious guy who could get a laugh out of anyone.”  Sadly, we won’t have that sunshine to share any longer. Brian Wesley Adkins, 33, Ormond Beach, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 with his family by his side.  He was born Dec. 7, 1978. Brian was graduated from Flagler Palm Coast High School in 1997, where he met and fell in love with Kahlin, and attended Daytona State College. Brian worked at various restaurants during his life and was a self-taught, culinary genius, who would dazzle friends and family with extraordinary dishes and modestly explain, “It was just something I whipped together.”  And there is one more characteristic we will all miss; Brian’s sense of humanity; some would describe as generous to a fault. “He was a caring and compassionate man, who put all others above himself,” Kahlin said. In addition to Kahlin, Brian’s survivors include his parents, Linda and Robert Adkins, Flagler Beach; brother, Scott Adkins and his fiancé, Mariah Matton; material grandparents, Joyce & Bill Goudie; aunt and uncle Tom and Barbara Adkins,  Daytona Beach; cousins Rick and Karen Bayliff, Ormond Beach, Marcos and Rene Colon, Orlando; father-in-law, Godwin and his wife, Diane Kelly; brother-in-law, Casey Kelly; sister-in-law, Elyse Kelly; and other in laws, Denise and Joe Kelly, Brop and Random Burnett and Emmet Kelly.  A memorial mass will be said 2:00PM, Friday, August 10, 2012 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Daytona Beach with Father Phil officiating.  A celebration of Brian’s life will follow immediately in the church hall. 

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  1. Karen Nelson says:
    10 Aug 2012
    Kahlin I am so sorry for your lose. As you know I had only met Brian a few times but from everything you ever said about him I kow he was a great person and wonderful Husband. I know you have been through alot over the past year and it makes me sad that it didn't end happier for you. At least you know that you have a guardian angel in Heaven watching over you. Love Karen

  2. sherri sommers says:
    10 Aug 2012
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you Kahlin - praying you will somehow find some form of peace.

  3. Debby Felber says:
    10 Aug 2012
    Bob, Linda and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.
    Love Debby and Shawn

  4. Nadine Mickey and Seth Vice says:
    08 Aug 2012
    To all our family and friends, we are with you in thoughts and prayers in these hours of need. Brian you will be missed by anyone you've touched. Your laugh and personality will be in my heart, besides the impressions,in my foot, from the Lego pcs in your room, many years ago that I helped you build...;-) Say Hi to Grama and Papa for us. Love and Miss you.

  5. Uncle Michael & Aunt Sandy says:
    08 Aug 2012
    Kahlin, We love you and are so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful person!

  6. Elizabeth Jones says:
    08 Aug 2012
    Dear Kahlin, I seriously,don't know what to say.....just wanted to let you know that I am thinking of AND praying for you!!!!! He's gonna wait for you up there!!!!!!!!!! LOVE YOU VERY MUCH!!
    -Elizabeth Jones

  7. Beverly Grissom says:
    08 Aug 2012
    Kahlin, Linda, Bob, and Scott,

    I am beyond sorry about Brian's passing. I cannot fathom your sorrow. Words are such poor tools to express how I am feeling for you. Just know that I am one of dozens of people who have you in our hearts and in our thoughts. We are told that time will help ease the hurt. I sure hope that is correct, because I am pretty sure that Brian would not want you to be miserable and sad the rest of your days. He loved you that much, I am sure. As we all mourn his death, we can be thankful that we all were privileged to have him in our lives---even for just a little while. He was a special gift. I will think of him and smile. And at the same time, I will continue keeping you in my thoughts and in my prayers. Hang on to your memories and to each other. You are surrounded by love. May God hold you close.

    Bev Grissom

  8. Julie Demps says:
    08 Aug 2012
    To my friend Kahlin and all of Brian's family and friends. I am so deeply saddened by your loss as I know Brian was a great guy. He was truly your soulmate and I can't imagine the pain you feel right now Kahlin. I know that he is your gardian angel and will be watching over you from this point on. I pray that you and the rest of Brians family and friends can remember the great memories you all have of him and may he rest in peace. xxx

  9. John Kinloch says:
    08 Aug 2012
    You are in my thoughts during your time of loss.

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    Brian's high school graduation

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    Brian in Northern California

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    Brian and Kahlin Engagement Photo Jupiter Beach, FL 2008
    Brian and Kahlin Engagement Photo Jupiter Beach, FL 2008

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    Brian at Port of Palm Beach, FL 2007

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    Brian and Kahlin Christmas 2008

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    Brian and Kahlin at the wedding of Melissa and Eric

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    Brian and friends

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    Brian and Kahlin in Clearwater Beach, FL

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    Brian and Kahlin in Nassau, Bahamas 2011

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    Brian in Port Lucaya, Bahamas 2011

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    Brian in Miami Beach, FL 2008

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    Brian and Kahlin on the Carnival Ecstacy 2011
    Brian and Kahlin on the Carnival Ecstacy 2011

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    Brian, Kahlin, Bob and Linda at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Daytona Beach
    Brian, Kahlin, Bob and Linda at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Daytona Beach

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    Brian overseeing the world

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    Brian and Kahlin in Nassau, Bahamas 2011
    Brian and Kahlin in Nassau, Bahamas 2011

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    Brian and Kahlin in Lake Tahoe, CA 2005
    Brian and Kahlin in Lake Tahoe, CA 2005

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    Brian and Kahlin at the Kistemaker White Party 2011
    Brian and Kahlin at the Kistemaker White Party 2011

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    Brian and Kahlin in 2000
    Brian and Kahlin in 2000

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    Brian in Napa Valley, 2005
    Brian in Napa Valley, 2005

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    Brian and Kahlin goofing around at Delray Beach, FL 2006
    Brian and Kahlin goofing around at Delray Beach, FL 2006

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    Brian in Clearwater Beach, FL
    Brian in Clearwater Beach, FL

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    Brian and Kahlin at the Cancer Society Cattle Baron's Ball
    Brian and Kahlin at the Cancer Society Cattle Baron's Ball

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    Brian in Delray Beach, FL
    Brian in Delray Beach, FL

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