William Gilbert "Papa" ADAMS Sr.

ADAMS, William Gilbert "Papa" Sr. 77, was called to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. He was at home surrounded by family & friends. Gilbert was born and raised in Key West, he moved to Valrico 20 years ago. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Eva Villareal Adams; his four devoted children, Roxanna Creel, Melinda Bowers, William Gilbert Adams Jr. & Derek Adams; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grand-children; and many nieces & nephews; brother, Raymond; sisters, Rosie, Eddie, Angela & Mary. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Thomas Adams & Juana Maria Bazo. Services will be held at 11 am on Oct. 24th, at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, 4806 Bell Shoals Road, Valrico, followed by a graveside service at Serenity Meadows Memorial Gardens, 6919 Providence Road, Riverview, FL 33578. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, to please send donations in the name of Eva Adams at 3107 Stearns Road, Valrico, FL 33596. She will distribute the funds to a family with a special needs child who was special in Gilbert's heart. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park Funeral Home & Crematory 813-677-9494

Funeral Home

Serenity Meadows Memorial Park & Funeral Home - Riverview
6919 Providence Road  Riverview, FL 33569
(813) 677-9494

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Oct. 24, 2012