The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Obituaries

October 23, 2013

Lewis 'Bus' Adkisson

Published 10-24-13

Ringwood, OK — RINGWOOD – Funeral service for Lewis “Bus” Adkisson, 86, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at First Baptist Church, Ringwood, with Pastor Steve Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Good Hope Cemetery, south of Helena, with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Helena. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, with family present from 5-7. Memories may be shared at       www.lanmanmemorials.com.

Bus was born April 14, 1927, in rural Ringwood to Andrew Adkisson and Lucy M. Frickle Adkisson, and passed from this life Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at his home.

After high school graduation, he served in the U.S. Army.

He married Norma Ruth Cronin on Nov. 27, 1949. He was a lifetime member of the Ringwood area.

Bus kept very busy as he farmed and was a Helena Boys Home night supervisor for 25 years. He served on the Helena Co-op Board for eight years.

Bus loved his family, especially his grandkids. He loved taking them four wheeling and teaching them about his love of the land and farming. He was a member of Ringwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Ruth of Ringwood; daughters, Connie Lou Adkisson Buffalohead and husband Kenneth Pat of Helena, and Freda Jo Adkisson of Enid; three grandchildren, Jennifer Sue Fishback and husband Rob, Shadlow Wayne Buffalohead and Kendal Lewis Buffalohead; six great-grandchildren, Miranda Ruth Fishback, Kolton Ray Fishback, Skylar Kaye Fishback, Shadlow W. Buffalohead II, Jeramiah Allen Buffalohead and Micah Trey Buffalohead; two great-great-grandchildren, Rayne Nycole Taylor and Jocelyn RaeLee Taylor; sisters, Reba Thompson of California and Dottie Clough and husband Harry of Yukon; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Those who preceded Bus in death include his parents; daughter, Sharon Ruth; and brother, Roy Adkisson.

Memorials may be given to the church through the funeral home.

(Submitted by family)

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