Mr. Earl P. Adams, age 80, husband of Myrtle of Brodhead, KY, passed away Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital.
Earl was born on April 8th, 1932 in Brodhead, KY, the son of the late Arthur Wright Adams and Orla Ponder Adams. He was raised on the family farm for 20 years. He entered into the US Army in April of 1952, and was discharged on January 24th, 1965. He worked for the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond, KY from 1966 – 1978. During his retirement years he enjoyed fishing, garage sales, stamp/coin/knife collecting, and most of all, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include: his loving wife of 46 years, Myrtle Elizabeth Adams; one son: Lee Earl Adams (Teresa) of Brodhead, KY; one daughter: Vicky Carol Farthing of Mt. Vernon, KY; six grandchildren: Kelly Farthing Ponder, Brandon Campbell, Krystal Farthing Powell, Zachary Adams, Danielle Adams Miller and Destiny Osborne; six great-grandchildren: Jaylon Ponder, Evan Powell, Kayleigh & Addison Miller, Braedon & Brody Campbell; two sisters: Delcia Maynus of Hamilton, OH and Lena Proctor of Hamilton, OH and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Besides his parents, Earl was preceded in death by: first wife, Irmhilde Paula Adams; four brothers: Claude Adams, Herbert Adams, George Adams and Douglas Adams; two sisters-in-law: Lena Adams and Bernice Adams and two brothers-in-law: Charles Proctor and James Maynus.
The visitation for Mr. Earl P. Adams will be on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 from 6-9 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals.
Funeral services for Mr. Earl P. Adams will be on Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 2 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel with Bro. Don Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Piney Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers include: Travis Powell, Caleb Miller, Ben Ponder, Brandon Campbell, Zachary Adams and Lee Earl Adams. Honorary casket bearers include: Jerry Adams, Johnny Adams, Herbert Ray Adams, Larry Proctor, and William Arthur Maynus.