Marvin Gene Adams LANCASTER - Mr. Marvin Gene Adams, age 82, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at his home. He was born November 8, 1931, in Lancaster County, the son of the late Robert Thomas Adams and Lula Stewart Adams and was the husband of Josie Criminger Adams. Mr. Adams retired from Springs Industries as the Quality Assurance Manager. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, woodworking and was an avid golfer, achieving two holes-in-one. He served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he served as Deacon. Mr. Adams is survived by his wife, Josie Criminger Adams, two daughters, Joey Adams Graves and her husband David of Rock Hill and Paula Adams Patterson and her husband Gary of Columbia, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Adams was preceded in death by a son, Morris D. Adams, four brothers, Robert Adams, Thomas Adams, Ferris Adams, and Glenn Adams, and three sisters, Ethel Kennington, Viola Kennington and Mazie Love. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mr. Adams will be 2:00 pm, Monday, May 26, 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church by Rev. Jimmy Fox. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park. The Family of Mr. Adams will receive friends from 1:00 2:00 pm Monday at the church and friends are also welcome at the home Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Music Department, PO Box 1116, Lancaster, SC 29721. An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.burgessfunerals.com. Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory, 1800 Charlotte Hwy., Lancaster, SC is caring for the family of Mr. Adams.
Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory
1800 Charlotte Highway Lancaster, SC 29720
Published in Charlotte Observer on May 25, 2014