|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1945|
|Death: ||May 10, 2012|
St. Tammany Parish
Armand Joseph Adams Sr. passed away peacefully Thursday, May 10, 2012, at his home in Lacombe (Big Branch) after a difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born July 16, 1945, in New Orleans to Henrietta Blanc Adams and the late George Charles Adams Jr.
The beloved husband of Mary Ann Legaux Adams, he is survived by his daughter, Rachel K. Adams-Wood (Michael); one son, Armand J. Adams Jr.; his beloved Godson, Keith P. Adams (Vivienne); four sisters: Diane A. Vicknair, Jeannine A. Garrott (Robert), Suzette A. Beasley and Denise A. Legaux; one brother, George C. Adams III (Carol); and two grandchildren, Keith II and Brett Adams. He was the brother-in-Law of Gerald J. and Clifton Legaux, Lorraine L Dinvaut (Barry), and Ralph Valentin.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Kathaleen A. Chambers and Allison A. Valentin and brother-in-laws Marcel Vicknair, George Beasley and Harold Legaux. He also leaves behind to cherish his memory a host of beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Armand was an electrical contractor and the owner/operator of Adams Electric, Inc. for over 40 years. His business was based on the Northshore, and he was a dedicated parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Mandeville. Although he spent some significant years in California while attending Los Angeles City College and serving in the U.S. Army, Armand was a native of New Orleans and a graduate of St. Augustine High School, and he always felt that his true home was Louisiana.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral mass at noon today at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 312 Lafitte St., Mandeville.
Visiting hours will be held at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Ave. Covington, today from 9-11 a.m.. A funeral procession to the church in Mandeville will leave at 11:30 a.m.
Interment will take place at St. James Catholic Church Cemetery near Vacherie on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Committal services will be private.
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Created by: Denise Bowman Flynn
Record added: May 18, 2012
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