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David A. Adams
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Birth: 1967
Dante
Russell County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 2011
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

David A. Adams Psalms: 89:19 "I have bestowed strength on a warrior; I have exalted a young man from among the people. " David A. Adams, 44 years, departed this life to with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 at the james H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Mountain Home, Tenn. He was surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. David was of Baptist faith. David was well loved by anyone who came in contact with him. He was born in Dante, Va., and attended Castlewood High School, where he excelled in sports. As a result of his athletic prowess, he enrolled at Lincoln Memorial College. After graduation David enlisted in the United States Army. He was successful in the U.S. Army, spending a tour of service in Operation Desert Storm. David was very proud of the medals, badges, citations and campaign ribbons he earned while serving his country. He was preceded in death by his loving mother, Kathryn Adams; grandparents; and a host of uncles and aunts. He leaves to mourn his loss a daughter, Caitlin Adams; his father, Everitt Yates and wife, Shirley; six brothers, Lawrence "Pop," Ruben and William "Bill Bones" Adams of Johnson City, Tenn., Paul Adams of Richmond, Va., Charles "Doc" Adams of Lebanon, Va., and Corrie Simmons of Fayetteville, N.C.; three sisters, Sharon Foster of Johnson City, Tenn., Evette Yates of Greensboro, N.C., and Thelma Williams of Albany, N.Y.; a special family, Scotty and Kelly Tester; and a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins. A very special thank you to Dr. Tolan, Dr. James Ross and all of the staff at the V.A. Medical Center and Bldg. 162. Homegoing services will be conducted at Thankful Baptist Church, 1501 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, TN, on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with service to follow immediately after. The Rev. C. Danny Johnson will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Mountain Home Cemetery with full military rites. You may visit the family at 2023 E. Unaka Ave. at any time prior to services. Words of comfort can be sent to the family on our website. Professional service by Birchette Mortuary, Inc. www.birchettemortuary.com

Published in Bristol Herald Courier on November 13, 2011 
 
Burial:
Mountain Home National Cemetery
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Vernon Miller
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
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