Willard “Willie” Adkinson, 81, Ottawa, passed away at 5:30 P.M., Friday, December 7, 2012 at Olathe Medical Center. Born June 2, 1931 in LaCrosse, Kansas, the son of Wesley and Ruth (Waln) Adkinson. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Ottawa. Friends may join the family for a Graveside Service. Everyone is welcome to meet outside Dengel & Son Mortuary at 1:00 P.M. to follow the procession to the cemetery on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, to celebrate Willie’s life and share beloved memories. The family suggests memorial contributions to Willie Adkinson Memorial Fund c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. An online Guest Book is available at www.dengelmortuary.com.