Richard “Dick” Adams, 82, of Jeremiah, died January 14 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
A son of the late James Fred and Prescovia Spencer Adams, he was a brother of the late Bobby Adams, Charles Adams, Roy Adams, and David Adams.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Adams; seven children, Dianne Lynn Banks of Jeremiah, Fran Adams of Sharps Chapel, Tenn., Angela Tackett, Amy Tackett, and Andrea Baker, all of Lenoir, N.C., and Anthony Ray Tackett of London; two brothers, Fred Michael Adams of Somerset, and Timothy James Adams of Jeremiah; two sisters, Linda Hatton of Jeremiah, and Brenda Bush of Lexington; 14 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Adams will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at the Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Fred Adams Cemetery at Jeremiah.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg has charge of arrangements.