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Hatchel P. ADAMS III Obituary
HAMPTON - Hatchel Pate Adams III, "Trey" departed this earthly life on Friday, Dec. 11, 2009.
Trey was born Nov. 6, 1973, to Hatchel P. Adams Jr. and Pamela W. Adams. He was a native of Hampton, Va., and grew up in St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church where he was an Acolyte, a member of the Episcopal Youth Council, Handbell Choir, and Boy Scouts of America. At a young age he accepted Christ as his personal savior and was baptized and confirmed.
Trey had a charismatic personality, excelled in academics and had a gift for music. He received his elementary, junior high, and high school education in the Hampton City Schools Gifted and Talented Program during which time he received numerous awards and recognitions. Trey was a 1991 honors graduate of Kecoughtan High School and the recipient of an academic scholarship to Morehouse Colllege graduating Cum Laude in 1996 with a BA in Marketing. While at Moorehouse, Trey interned at several record label companies with subsequent hire after graduation at Mercury Records/Polygram and Island Music Group. Upon returning to Virginia, Trey was employed by Clear Channel Radio (103 JAMZ) as a Marketing and Sales Consultant and IDEARC Media/ Verizon Yellow Pages as a Business Consultant.
Trey was a loving son, devoted brother, and loyal friend who cherished his family. His passing leaves a tremendous void in their lives. He is survived by his loving parents; his sister, Lisa Adams; and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held noon Saturday, Dec. 19, at Hampton University Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Swann giving the eulogy. Entombment will follow at Hampton Memorial Gardens.
Viewing will be held today from noon to 6 p.m. at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel and also two hours prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Donations may be made to NAMI Hampton/Newport News, 100 A Medical Drive, Hampton, VA 23666.
Funeral services entrusted to Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel 1601-27th St., Newport News, VA 23607. Condolences may be sent to www.cookebros.com. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in Daily Press from Dec. 18 to Dec. 19, 2009
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