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James Donald Adams

January 29, 1943 ~ October 6, 2018 (age 75)

Mr. James Donald “Don” Adams, 75, of Lake City, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the North Florida Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. He was born in Lake City on January 29, 1943 to the late Jesse and Dorothy Howell Adams. He has been a life-long resident of Lake City and was a Correctional Officer with the State of Florida for over 10 years until declining health forced him to retire. He loved being on his farm and working with his cattle and was also a United States Navy Veteran. He is preceded in death by his sister; Amelia Varnes.


He is survived by his children; Ronnie Adams (Ginger) of Newberry, FL, Ryan Adams (Katharine) of Lake Park, GA and Eric Adams (Linda) of Lake City, FL. Brothers; A.B. Adams (Juanita) of Brooker, FL, and Jesse Wayne Adams (Kathy) of Ellisville, FL; sisters; Carol Crews of Alabama and Melinda Hancock (John) of Ft. White, FL along with nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services for Mr. Adams will be conducted on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in The Cross Church with Rev. Carl Chauncey officiating. Interment will follow in Philippi Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the church.

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