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Lester Adams

November 16, 1934 — December 18, 2019

Lester “Jack” Adams, 85, of 6772 Thoma Drive, Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at Heartford House in Owensboro under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 16, 1934 in Salyersville, Kentucky, and had retired from Aleris in 1991. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, building 4-wheel bicycles from scratch, and tinkering around in his garage. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Linda Hutchason Adams, his parents Carl and Vauda (Penix) Adams, and four sisters Irene Parr, Alma McDonald, Della Crabtree, and Una Mae Adams.

Survivors include two sons, Gary (Jan) Adams and Barry Adams of Owensboro, three grandchildren, Elizabeth (Jason) Drown of White Bluff, Tennessee, Sarah (Jeremy) Goins and Jordan Adams both of Maceo, three great grandchildren, Cooper Drown of White Bluff, Tennessee, and twins Piper and Madisynn Goins of Maceo, and two brothers, Morris (Hettie Pearl) Adams, and Roger (Mary Ann) Adams, both of Owensboro.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western Kentucky; 3419 Wathen's Crossing, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301.

Services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, and again from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Saturday at the funeral home.

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home

519 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301

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