John Adams Obituary

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In Memory of

John Douglas Adams

August 3, 1938 - November 7, 2019
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John Douglas Adams, 81, of Jacksonville, Fla. passed away Thursday, November 7 ,2019. He loved God, Family and Church, and had the heart and energy of a child. He was humble before man and God, was a long time decan at Blanding Blvd. Baptist Church and spent countless hours doing what was needed for church, family, friend or stranger (he didn't seem to consider anyone a stranger). He loved running/hiking through the mountains, riding bicycles, rollerblading or anything else he could do with his children, grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and he did so, until the day he went in the hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents; Joel...
John Douglas Adams, 81, of Jacksonville, Fla. passed away Thursday, November 7 ,2019.

He loved God, Family and Church, and had the heart and energy of a child. He was humble before man and God, was a long time decan at Blanding Blvd. Baptist Church and spent countless hours doing what was needed for church, family, friend or stranger (he didn't seem to consider anyone a stranger). He loved running/hiking through the mountains, riding bicycles, rollerblading or anything else he could do with his children, grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and he did so, until the day he went in the hospital.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Joel Douglas Adams and Vera Williams Adams, sisters; Joann Weinberg and Margie Bailey, and brothers; Jessie and Phillip.

He is survived by his Loving wife of 59 yrs, Alta; his brothers, Richard and Anthony; sisters, Carrol and Darrell; sons, Joel (Tanja), John Paul, David (Sue), Stephen (DeeDee); daughter, Wendy Adams Larramore (Chuck); 12 grandchildren;11 great-grandchildren and countless nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service to Celebrate his Life on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:00am at Blanding Blvd. Baptist Church, 5005 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla. 32210. Family will receive guest starting at 10:00am.


visitation at 10am. At Blanding Blvd. Baptist Church 5005 Blanding Blvd. Jacksonville, Fla. 32210

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"Dear Aunt Alta, I'm grateful for the life of Uncle John. You both had a profound effect on the life of a little child named Chris. The way that you..." Christopher McKinney (Concord, NC)

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