|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1947|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2008|
Eddie Lee Adams, 61, of Bob White, passed on August 29, 2008, at 11:36 p.m. at his residence with loved ones with him.
Eddie was born at Paintsville, Ky., a son of the late Tilda and Eurchila Adams. He was also preceded in death by one nephew, Robbie Adams, who was his constant companion; and several uncles.
Eddie was a disabled coal miner with the Peabody Coal Company, with 32 years of service. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America. He also at one time served on the Board of Directors, with the Boone County Parks and Recreation, for several years, a member of the Wharton Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Mine Rescue Team for the Peabody Company and was a U.S. Army veteran. Eddie loved his horses, gardening and the outdoors.
Eddie was a wonderful father and family man.
Loved ones remaining and awaiting to meet him again is Ester; his three children, Shaun, Samantha and Stephanie Adams of Pine Grove; a stepson, Shannon Jett of Bob White; a stepson and daughter-in-law, Teddy and Michelle Strickland of Hewett; three step-grandchildren, Taylor and Hannah Strickland of Hewett, and Mallory Jett of Danville; a special nephew, Allen Vaught of Danville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis Adams, Clotean and Carl McDaio, and Janet Sue and Robert Smith, all of Dayton, Ohio, Mauldeen and Steve Smith of Spartanburg, S.C., Debra and Doug Williams of Morganton, N.C.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Elizabeth Adams and Stanley "Butch" and Sue Adams of Wharton. He also has several nieces and nephews, who will miss him greatly.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with the Rev. Joe Ballard and the Rev. Gary Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens, Madison, with graveside military rites by Daniel Boone VFW Post 5578, Madison.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Bonnie
Record added: Aug 31, 2008
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