Brian Gene Wadkins

  • Born: April 4, 1997
  • Died: June 3, 2020
  • Location: Chesapeake City, Maryland

R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

318 George Street
P.O. Box 27
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Tel. (410) 885-5916

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Brian by adding your memories and photos.

Brian Gene Wadkins, age 23, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 surrounded by family. He was born on April 4, 1997 in Elkton, MD to Charles E. Wadkins and the late Theresa Faye Shivery.

Those who knew Brian saw him as a happy little boy who loved being outside enjoying nature. He could be found somewhere near the neighborhood catching various reptiles including frogs and snakes. Brian was a kind hearted soul who would play the "Big Brother" roll for the smaller kids in the neighborhood. He also enjoyed riding bicycles and road around his Honda 50 dirt bike. Brian loved NFL football and was an avid Philadelphia Eagles Fanatic.

Brian is survived by his father, Chuck Wadkins of Chesapeake City, MD; brother, Charles Funk and his wife Lynn of Oxford, PA; sister Stephanie Poorman and her husband Scott of Chesapeake City, MD; brother, Joseph "JC" Charles Wadkins of Chesapeake City, MD; sister-in-law Kelsea of Chesapeake City, MD; grandfather, William Gene Wadkins; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. In addition to his mother, Brian is preceded in death by his grandmother, Inez Shivery and grandmother, Audrey Wadkins.

A celebration of Brian's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 12, 2020 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 318 George Street where family and friends may begin visiting at 10:00a.m. Interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Chesapeake City, MD. The family would like to specially thank the first responders of Chesapeake City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to the "Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 of Chesapeake City" and sent in care of the funeral home.


Condolence & Memory Journal

So very sorry for your loss

Posted by Carolyn Blevins - Chesapeake City, MD - Acquaintance   June 12, 2020

Sorry sorry for your loss . I'm going thru something similar. If u need anything. Please call. Rip Brian wirh much love. Tammy and shana and shauna

Posted by Smith    June 11, 2020

I didn't get a chance duvalin O'Brien we moved in it wasn't long afterwards that he had his accident but he sure seemed like a nice young man and it's a shame he's gone and we pray for that the family has peace and the God has another angel

Posted by Rex Moulton - Chesapeake city, MD - Neighbor   June 11, 2020

I am sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to the family.

Posted by Barbara Brookens - Hermann, MO - Family Friend   June 11, 2020

Your sure going to be missed we love you down here in Tennessee..

Posted by April Copas - Family   June 11, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with Brian's family during this difficult time. He is now at peace.

Posted by Karol Armstrong - Chesapeake City, MD - Friend   June 10, 2020


My heart goes out to all of Brian's loved ones. May God bless and help you to heal. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all.

Posted by muriel battersby - Chesapeake City, MD - Family   June 09, 2020

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