Funeral: Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:00am
Visitation: Thursday, February 20,2020 10:00 – 11:00am
Location: St. Paul Baptist Church 1123 Center Street, Racine, WI
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Racine – Byron Eugene Adkisson, known to many as “Big B”, age 55, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020. Byron was born in Racine, Wisconsin on December 25, 1964 to Oscar and Audrey (nee: Luter) Adkisson.
Byron was a graduate of Washington Park High School, Class of 1983. As a young man Byron was a proud member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church where he founded the youth basketball church league and was a member of the choir. Byron was employed by Tru Line Lithographing Inc. for 23 years. He was a true fan of all Wisconsin sports teams, especially the Green Bay Packers. He had a passion for music, loved to DJ and enjoyed photography.
Byron E. Adkisson leaves to cherish his memory his wife Regina; two sons Byron J. and Reginald Adkisson; two daughters Renina Jenkins and Shaniquia Nichols; four grandchildren; his broken-hearted parents Oscar and Audrey Adkisson Sr.; three brothers Oscar Adkisson Jr., Willard (Deborah) Adkisson and Alfred (Lisa) Adkisson; grandmother Hestella (nee: Williams) Adkisson, as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Byron was preceded in death by his grandparents Odartha and Mary Lee (nee: Wilson) Luter, Ethridge Adkisson; his brother Kelvin Adkisson and brother in law Anthony Bush.
A Celebration of His Life will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:00am. Visitation will be at St. Paul Baptist Church 1123 Center Street, Racine from 10:00am until the time of service. Please visit the funeral home website for his full obituary.