Felix Twidell Adams, Jr.
SALISBURY - Felix Twidell Adams, Jr., 88, formerly of Woodleaf and recently of the N.C. State Veterans Nursing Home, Salisbury, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at the N.C. State Veterans Nursing Home.
Born April 30, 1922, in Springer, N.M., he was the son of the late Eulalia Scott Adams and Felix Twidell Adams, Sr.
He attended Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem and attended flight school in Florida.
Mr. Adams was a pilot for Piedmont Airlines and Eastern Airlines and later sold produce at the Farmers Market on West Innes Street.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army
Air Corp, serving from Dec. 27, 1939, until Sept. 2, 1945. He attended Gay's Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his sons, James Randall "Randy" Adams of Charlotte, John Adams of Bolivia and Tripp Adams of Salisbury; sisters Anne Lowe (Fred) of Winston-Salem and Blanche Thornton of Winston-Salem; a cousin, Mickie Sprinkle (Vance) of Pfafftown.
Service: Graveside services will be conducted 12 p.m. Monday (July 26) at the U.S. National Cemetery, Statesville Boulevard, with the Rev. Tony Jordan, minister of Gay's Chapel United Methodist Church, officiating. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the Rowan Veterans Honor Guard.
Visitation: The family will see friends at the Summersett Funeral Home from 11-11:45 a.m. Monday
Memorials: May be made to Gays Chapel United Methodist Church, 5545 Woodleaf Road, Salisbury, NC 28147
Summersett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com