Robert Adams

YORK, S.C. - Robert Henry Adams, 86, of 636 Queens Hollow Ln., died Jan. 10, 2014, at Agape, Rock Hill, S.C.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Greater Life Ministries with the Revs. Milton Smith and Chuck Baynard officiat-ing.

Interment will be in Woodside Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Mr. Adams was born October 13, 1927 in York County, S.C., to the late Edward Roy and Lillian Barber Adams. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran having served in World War II and the Korean War. He owned and operated Adams Garage in Clover for many years and served as Clover's Fire Chief.

Survivors are his daughter Brenda Whitesides (Bill) of Clover, SC; son-in-law John Pettus of Clover, SC; sisters, Betty Sue Baynard and Molly Baynard of Clover, SC & Jean Dixon of Taylors, SC; brothers Edward Lee Adams of Beaufort, SC & John Law Adams of Lake Wylie, SC; grandchildren Gwen Hoggard (Jimmy), Lisa Hubbard, Derek Whitesides, & Dustin White-sides; seven great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren and mother of his children Doris Adams. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara A. Pettus, brother, Jack Adams, and a sister, Mary Ruth Adams.

Memorials may be made to the Clover Fire Department, PO Box 1060, Clover, SC 29710 or Greater Life Ministries, 3307 Filbert Hwy, Clover, SC 29710.

M. L Ford & Son Funeral Home, Clover, SC is serving the family of Mr. Adams.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home
209 North Main Street Clover, SC 29710
(803) 222-9001

Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 11, 2014