The son of Evan and Reba (Reece) Adams. He married Lola M. (Wilson) on Oct. 10, 1954, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 1994. Mr. Adams was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force. He was a farmer and a member of the New Hope Free Will Baptist Church. Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lola M. Adams; a daughter-in-law, Lori Adams; and by three brothers, Melvin, Eddie and Lendell.