CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Mr. Victor Adams, 80, of Chapmanville, was born Dec. 11, 1932, in Scott County, Va., a son of Lillie Belle Wagner Adams of Robinette and the late Frank Adams. He went to be with the Lord Thurs., Nov. 28, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his four children and other family.
Mr. Adams was a tipple mechanic and heavy equipment operator for Guyan Eagle Coal Company and Island Creek Coal Company, a member of the UMWA, a 1953 graduate of Man High School, a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War, an Eagle Scout, Scout Master, a Softball, Little League and Buddy League Coach, and loved playing golf. His hobbies included: chewing Redman Tobacco, visiting Towne ‘N Country Supermarket, photography, giving people unique nicknames, talking with friends on the phone, and hanging out at Snook's Service Station. His favorite saying was: ‘You're a pain that a pill can't reach'.
Also preceding him in death was his wife, Carol Sue Adams, on April 8, 2005; sister, Helen Urganus; daughter-in-law, Sheila Adams; brother-in-law, Edward Lovejoy; father and mother-in-law, Thomas and Verlie Sexton, and his best friend, Manuel Adkins.
Additional survivors include his children, Mike (Pam) Adams, Scott Adams and Vickie (Tony) Bell, all of Chapmanville, and Katrina (Tony) Curia of Morgantown; grandchildren, Ryan Adams, Thomas (Heather) Adams, Jon (Jennifer) Adams, Samantha Adams, Shawn Adams, Olivia Bell, Ella Curia and Jacob Bell (on the way); great-grandchildren, Trey Adams and Elijah Adams (on the way); sister-in-law, Delores Lovejoy; brother, Bobby (Barbara) Adams; aunt, Phoebe Sakay; niece, Wendy (Phil) Williamson; nephew, Chris Lovejoy, and a host of other nephews, nieces and friends.
A special thank you to Dignity Hospice and caregiver, Tammy Bowling.
Friends may call on the family from 6-9 p.m. Sun., Dec. 1, at the Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services where a Celebration of his Life will begin at 7 p.m.
Burial with Military Graveside Rites will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Grandsons and family will serve as pallbearers.
Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville is serving the Adams family.