On August 16, 2001, WILLIAM G. ADAMS, beloved husband of Opal (Jean) Adams (nee Preston), devoted father of Barry W. Adams and wife Sallie, and Vanessa L. Adams, loving grandfather of Heather A. and Michael B. Adams and Matthew W. and Adam P. Goglin of Mass., dear brother of Audrey Hahn of N.J. and Irvin H. Adams. Also survived by adopted son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Patty Beverage. Friends may call at the Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise avenue, on Sunday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Mr. Adams will lie in state in the First Lutheran Church of Gray Manor, 212 Oakwood road, on Monday from 10 A.M. to 10:30 A.M., the Funeral Hour. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Lutheran Church of Gray Manor Elevator Fund.