Robert Adams


Robert “Ridge Runner” Lee Adams, age 63, of Flat Gap, passed away October 15, 2018 at his home.   

Robert was born July 17, 1955 to James and Pauline Adams in Johnson County. He is survived by his wife Jamie Adams; one daughter, Christal (John) Music; two sons, James Robert Dunkle (Jim Bob) and Bradley E Adams; mother and father, James and Pauline Adams; two sisters, Kathy (Hobert) Blair and Roberta (Eddy Joe) Fairchild; one brother, James Michael (Wilma) Adams; five grandchildren, Christopher White, Austin White,  Emily Music, Natalie Music, Brenlynn Music; one sister-in-law, Connie Allen; one brother-in-law, Thomas James Dunkle; and a host of nieces and nephews.                                             

Visitation will be held at the Paintsville Funeral Home Wednesday October 17 from 5- 9 p.m. and Thursday October 18 from 5- 9 p.m.

The funeral will be Friday, October 19 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Paintsville Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Adams Webb Cemetery in Staffordsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to be made toward the funeral expenses by contacting the Paintsville Funeral Home.

All arrangements are under the direction of Paintsville Funeral Home.

James Adkins


Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m. at the Thealka Free Will Baptist Church for James H. Adkins, 65, of Paintsville, who died Saturday, Oct. 13 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.

Burial was in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Dr. Bradley Collins

Dr. Bradley Grant Collins, 40, husband of Jonathan Barreto, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018.

Born in Pikeville, he was a son of Anna Collins of Oil Springs, and the late Larry Collins.

Brad was a physician with the Greenville Health System and Premise Health.

In addition to his husband and mother, he is survived by his brother, Larry David Collins (Cindy), and his niece, Annie Collins. He was like a son to Robert and Margaret Ramsey; a brother to Heather (Pat) and Haley; and an uncle to Greer and Valentina. He will be missed by his dogs, Pinkie and Rizzo, as well as an abundance of friends including Chip and Amber Earle, Sarah Fabiano (Scott) and Amanda Dove (Ben).

Brad’s infectious zeal for life showed in everything he did from the compassionate way he practiced medicine to championing social causes near to his heart. He taught everyone he met that life and love mattered. Everyone that knew Brad will smile as they remember one of the most caring, generous, and genuine souls they ever encountered.

A visitation will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Cancer Institute, BG 9609 MSC 9760, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892-9760.

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