Billy Adams, 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at his home.
He is the son of the late Reo "Jack" and Hallie Mae Yates Adams.
Billy worked for 38 years as an employee of Universal Fasteners and enjoyed farming. He served in the U.S. Army and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was active with the Fellowship Baptist Church in Anderson County for 54 years.
Billy is survived by his wife of 52 years, Hattie Corinne Akins Adams; two children, Dana Denise Adams and her husband Robert L. Jones of Louisville, and Billy Mark Adams and his wife Machell of Lawrenceburg; three grandsons, Drew and Hunter Monarch, and Austin Levi Adams; two sisters, Brenda (John L.) Hume and Diane Jones; and a brother, Coleman (Rita) Adams, all of Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were held Jan. 22 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Johnson officiating. Burial followed in the Akins Cemetery in Anderson County with military honors.
Pallbearers were Ron Howard, Jim Evans, Bruce Cunningham, Billy Fint, Larry Akins, Chuck Thompson, Doug Carter and Roger Carlton.
Honorary bearers were Andrew and Hunter Monarch and Austin Levi Adams.
Memorials are suggested to Gideon's International, Anderson Co. Camp, P.O. Box 61, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.