It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the passing of our brother, Donald Adkins, 32, of the Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department. Brother Adkins lost his life in the line of duty while performing a water rescue in Beaver Creek near the Glen Morgan bridge (Raleigh County, WV).

Allow us to express our sincere condolences to the family, friends and fire service brothers and sisters of Donald. You are gone, but not soon forgotten.


Visitation and Funeral to be held on Wednesday, March 24 2010 at 11am and 2pm at the Riverside High School.

David Hodges, Asst. Chief of the Whitesville Volunteer Fire Department is preparing a “Patch Drive” for Donald’s son Devin. Asst. Chief Hodges requests that all patches be sent in C/O:

David Hodges

Whitesville Volunteer Fire Dept

PO BX 145

Whitesville WV, 25209

The Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department will be in need of firefighters to “man the station” through Monday, March 22nd 2010 and possibly Tuesday and/or Wednesday. For more information, contact someone at the Glasgow VFD, 304-595-4554.

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