Evansville Courier & Press (IN) - February 23, 1996 Deceased Name: William 'Bill' Adams MADISONVILLE, Ky. - William C. ''Bill'' Adams, 72, died at 5:54 p.m. Wednesday at Regional Medical Center.
He was a reclamation supervisor for Peabody Coal Co. for 30 years.
A World War II Marine Corps veteran, he was a charter member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5480 and a member of American Legion Post 6 and Earlington First Methodist Church.
He was a member of E.W. Turner Masonic Lodge, Rizpah Shrine Temple and York Rite.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, the former Ann Thornberry; a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Ashby of Madisonville; a sister, Betty VanFleet of Bowling Green; two brothers, Forrest and Charles Adams, both of Bowling Green; and a grandson, Bradley Kenneth Ashby.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home, with burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be at 7 p.m. today.
Memorial contributions may be made to Earlington First Methodist Church.