Passed away peacefully on Sunday September 9, 2018. Delmar was born October 22, 1928 in Grant County Indiana, the son of Clayton and Edna (Schultz) Adkins, and had resided in Galesburg since 1965. He was married to Joyce Dobson on June 24, 1947, in Van Buren, IN. Joyce preceded him in death in 1995. Surviving are 5 children and their spouses, Harold and Bonnie Adkins of Vicksburg, Delmar L. Adkins of Vicksburg, Bob Adkins of Galesburg, Brenda and Jim Mussulman of Marshfield, MO, and Kathy J. Adkins of Galesburg; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 2 brothers and 2 sisters, Charles "Chub" and Clayton "Pete" Adkins and Barbara Ann, who preceded him in death, and, Dixie Spitler of Garrett, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial gathering will be held from 10am-Noon Saturday, September 15th at the Langeland Family Funeral Home, Galesburg Chapel, 145 W. Battle Creek St. Private graveside services will be in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery, North. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Galesburg Augusta Sports Boosters Hall of Fame. Please visit Delmar's personalized webpage for directions, online guestbook, or to leave a condolence. www.langeland.com.