Ray Dean Adams, 74, died January 28 at his home at Blackey.
A son of the late Mose and Goldie Caudill Adams, he was a brother of the late Jimmy Lane Adams and a grandfather of the late Cassie Adams.
He had been a member of the United Mine Workers of America since 1973.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Doris Caudill Adams; two sons, Randy and wife Mary Gail, and Jason and wife Franka; a daughter, Vanessa Joseph and husband Donnie; two brothers, Dennis and wife Joann, and Gary and wife Debbie; three sisters, Sonja Begley and husband Lyndel, Debra Yonts and husband Tommy, and Dana Smith and husband Benji; a granddaughter, Maranda Coleman and husband David; a grandson, Cody Dixon and wife Jessica; and two greatgrandchildren, Gracie and Henry Coleman.
Memorial services for Mr. Adams were held January 31 at the Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church.
Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.