Ralph Waldo Adams, Jr., age 62, of Ebb Tide Harbour, died Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mr. Adams was born in Conway, a son of the late Ralph Waldo Adams, Sr. and Ruby Larrimore Adams. He retired from Santee Cooper as Supervisor of Distribution and Operations. Mr. Adams was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserves and serves aboard the USS Semmes DDG18. He was a member of the SC National Guard from 1974-1988 and retired as a E7 Sergeant from the 1/263rd Armor Division. He was a Mason and was a member of the Horry Lodge # 381 A.F.M., the Scottish Rite of Charleston, the Omar Temple of the Shrine and the Myrtle Beach Moose Lodge #159. Mr. Adams was predeceased by a sister, Frances Adams Skipper. Surviving are his wife, Cheryl Adams of Myrtle Beach, one daughter, Paige Adams Morgan and her husband, Derek of Troutman, NC; one son, Joseph Marcus "Marc" Adams of Myrtle Beach; two grandchildren, Teryn Morgan and Jake Morgan; one brother, John Adams and his wife, Diane of Conway; a special aunt, Frances Adams Franklin of Prarie Village, Kansas; and a brother-in-law, Earl Skipper of Conway. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday at Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Mack Hutson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Friday at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel.
Memorials may be sent to Tidelands Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.
GOLDFINCH FUNERAL HOME, CONWAY CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements. .
Published in the Charleston Post & Courier on 10/10/2008
STG3, U.S. Navy; In loving memory
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