Leslie Adkins, 58, of Poteau died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, in Poteau. Leslie was born Feb. 6, 1955 in Talihina. He was a painter. Leslie was preceded in death by his wife, Lavina Corrine Adkins. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.Survivors include his son, Leslie Adkins Jr. of Poteau; daughter, Evelyn Marie Adkins of Poteau, Rose Marie Adkins of Poteau, Trudy Walkup of Cameron; brothers, Leonard and Harold; sisters, Alice, Bertha, Leona, Beulah and Cathy; numerous grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones; many beloved friends.Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at James Cemetery, Calhoun, with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating.The family will visit with relatives and friends at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday.You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.