|Birth: ||Mar. 3, 1932|
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 2013|
Billy Joe Adams, 81, of Normangee, Texas, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September, 25, 2013 at Madisonville Funeral Home with Glenn Connor officiating. Burial will follow at Wealthy Cemetery in Normangee, Texas. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Madisonville Funeral Home.
Billy Joe was born March 3, 1932 in Madison County to Robert Ross and Annie (Taylor) Adams. He married Joyce Louise Gafford on April 25, 1959. He worked for the Texas Highway Department for 31 years. He was a lifelong rancher, after his retirement he became actively involved with Beefmaster cattle and musical fundraisers for many local volunteer fire departments.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Joyce; children, Debbie (Scott) Tobermann from Irving Texas, Joe Wayne Adams, Margaret Roberts, granddaughter Kristina (David) DeBrock all from Madisonville, Texas and numerous other relatives and close friends.
Pallbearers will be Mickey Fite, Dave Moore, Lew Plotts, Tom Roberts, J.C. Thompson and Billy Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be William (Bunkin) Bennett, James Bracewell, James Brown, Fred Clark, Arnold Cole, James Carlton Emert, Jimmy Gafford, Ford Hooper, T.C. King, Milton Smith and Tommy Strauss
Robert Ross Adams (1895 - 1979)
Annie Belle Taylor Adams (1896 - 1982)
Created by: Gary W. Adams
Record added: Sep 24, 2013
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