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Obituaries

Obituaries

Greg Alan Wadkins 1974 - 2009 Topeka

Mass of Christian Burial for Greg Alan Wadkins, 35, Topeka, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Topeka. Burial will follow at Half Day Cemetery.
Mr. Wadkins died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, as a result of injuries he and his brother, Chris, suffered in an automobile accident.
He was born March 4, 1974, in Topeka, the son of Ray L. and Pat J. Friday Wadkins. He graduated from Seaman High School in 1992.
Mr. Wadkins worked at Remington’s and 94 Country radio before being employed as an electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 226.
He enjoyed family, entertaining people and sports of all kinds, especially those involving the University of Oklahoma and Kansas University.
Survivors include his parents; a sister, Jennifer Wadkins; his fiancée, Janet Pruett and their son, Jack Alan; his maternal grandmother, Betty Friday; and his paternal grandfather, Bob Long, all of Topeka.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Wilma Long; and his grandfather, John Friday.
Friends may call from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel in Topeka. The family will meet friends from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, where a rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. Sunday.
The family suggests memorials to the Greg Wadkins Memorial Fund, sent in care of Capital City Bank, 2040 N.W. Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS 66608.
A benefit in honor of Greg and Chris Wadkins will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Office, Eighth and Jackson streets, Topeka.
Online condolences may be sent at penwellgabel.com.