Ellis Adkins, 70 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Pikeville Medical Center. Ellis was born October 2, 1948 in Pike County, KY to the late Alex Adkins & Mary Holland Adkins. In addition to his parents, Ellis was preceded in death by four brothers, Cecil Rose, Glennis Adkins, Rex Allen, Michael Adkins and six sisters, Darlene Adkins, Arlena Coleman, Diane Robinson, Betty Ford, Lucille Damron & Willis Jean Adkins. Ellis is survived by his wife, Dorothy Taylor Adkins of Elkhorn City, KY; one son, Trent (Kristy) Adkins of Ashcamp, KY; three brothers, David “Janet” Adkins of Lookout, KY, Ronnie Adkins of Blackey, KY & Daniel Adkins of Lookout, KY; three sisters, Helen Adkins of Pomeroy, OH, Louise (Ren) Sapp of Elkhart, IN & Sandra (Gene) Johnson of Virgie, KY; and special niece, Shirley Moles. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with a song service at 7PM. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 5, 2019 at 1PM from the chapel with Jim & Dwayne Abshire officiating. Burial will follow at the Taylor Cemetery, Grapevine, KY.