June 9, 1965 - January 29, 2020 Douglas Roy "Bubba" Adkins passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Skagit Valley Hospital. Douglas was born on June 9, 1965 in Sedro- Woolley, Washington to Larry and Barbara (Wagner) Adkins. Douglas grew up in Burlington, WA and attended Burlington-Edison High School. He played football and wrestled. After he graduated in 1983, he joined the United States Marine Corps . He met and married Dawn after leaving the Marines and they had a daughter Karly. He found a passion for working with juveniles, working at Secret Harbor and the Juvenile Detention Center. Douglas liked to go crabbing, camping, playing shuffleboard, BBQing and loved the Seattle Seahawks and getting together with family and friends. He was active member of the Eagles since 1990. Doug was involved with many charities through the Eagles, was president twice and trustee 4 times. Douglas is survived by his daughters Karly (George Ploghoft) Adkins and Kayla Marvulli, granddaughters Payton and Remi, mother Barbara (Martin) Schimke- Van Rensum and Abigail, nephews Jake (Mallory) Adkins and Justin (Theresa) Adkins and their children Elsie, Scarlett, Cyrus, Henry, Penny and Ava. Doug is also survived by sister-in-law Linda Adkins as well many nieces, nephews and cousins. Doug was preceded in death by his father Larry Adkins, brother Donald Adkins, sister Joy Adkins and step-father Norman Schimke. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 1:00pm at Eaglemont Golf Course, 4800 Eaglemont Dr., Mount Vernon, WA 98274. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Doug's name to the Special Olympics, Toys for Tots, Sight Life, Burlington Eagles Scholarship Fund or a charity of your choice. Please share your thoughts and sign the online guest register at www.hawthornefh.com. Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, WA.
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