|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1913|
|Death: ||Jul. 18, 2010|
Capt. Ivary Adell Adams, 97, who retired as a charter boat Captain, died Sunday, July 18, 2010, at his home.
The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Bevis Funeral Home Harvey-Young Chapel, Crawfordville, the burial will follow with military honors, at Crawfordville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at the funeral home.
Captain Adams was a native and lifelong resident of Leon and Wakulla Counties. He was the first licensed charter boat captain, sailing the "Lucille" out of St. Marks for many years. He received his charter license in 1938. A United States Coast Guard veteran of World War II, as a member of the Auxillary he re-established the Flotilla along the Gulf of Mexico, from Carrabelle to Steinhatchee. Captain Adams served in the Coast Guard from 1939 - 1993, and was the last Coast Guard Lamplighter at the St. Marks Light House.
He is survived by his loving companion, Feddie Hurley; 3 daughters; 3 sons; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Captain Adams was preceded in death by his parents, Elza and Retha Strickland Adams.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on July 19, 2010
Elzy B Adams (1932 - 1943)
Aretha Strickland Barber (1894 - 1968)
Created by: Helen Strickland
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
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