04/25/06 — ROY L. ADAMS

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Aug. 10, 1931-April 24, 2006

Retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Roy Lester Adams, 74, of 1502 Scotty Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Ryan Rasmussen will officiate.

Mr. Adams was born in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, to the late Lester Adams and Elsie Yingling Adams. He retired from the United States Air Force with over 20 years of service and was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder and was a member of the Troubleshooters.

He is survived by two sons, Russell David Adams Emerald Isle and R.L. Adams of Wendell; one brother, Kenneth Adams of Willow Street, Pa.; two sisters, Betty Sharrer of Spring Hill, Fla., and Carole Waddell of New Oxford, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Evans Adams.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church Dining Hall Fund, 1101 E. Ash St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to howellfh@earthlink.net

Published in Obituaries on April 25, 2006 2:05 PM