|Birth: ||May 15, 1952|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2012|
Gary "G.W." Adams age 59 had a valiant fight with cancer and won then later passed away February 8, 2012 at Baylor Medical Center, Dallas. His body was just too tired from his fight beating cancer.
He was born May 15, 1952 in Cooper, Texas to Clyde and Lorene Adams. Growing up in Pecan Gap, Texas he attended local schools and graduated from Fannindel High School. Gary then moved to Longview where he lived the rest of his days.
All his life he loved to barbeque, competing and winning many competitions through the years. Gary owned and operated various BBQ restaurants during his adult life for 35+ years, with the last one being Adams Rib at Lakeport. He loved to fish and spent many fun-filled hours on Lake Cherokee with his family and friends. Gary also enjoyed bird hunting and was a devoted fan of the Tennessee Titans. He was a proud member of the NRA and a past board member of EVFD.
Gary is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Janie Adams, daughter Leslie Patton and her husband Trey, son Nick Clayton, daughters Megan McKenry, Trae Adams, and Annabelle Adams, granddaughter Trinity Patton, grandson Teagan Patton, 2 brothers and 3 sisters, and best friend and brother in law Joe Duncan. On behalf of his family a special thanks goes out to his eldest sister Betty Martin. They would also like to thank Drs. Hong Shen and Luis Pinero, and RN Curtis Dismuskes as well as the entire staff of Baylor 7th floor Cancer Hospital.
There will be a Celebration of Gary's life at Rader Funeral Home, Longview Monday, February 13, 2012 starting at 4pm. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Rader Funeral Home, Longview. Memorial donations may be made to the Trinity School of Texas, 215 Teague St. Longview, TX 75601 or the Leukemia/Lymphoma Foundation.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Paulette Marshall
Record added: Feb 14, 2012
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