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Thomas "Tom" Edward Adams

February 10, 1933 ~ June 9, 2019 (age 86)

Obituary


DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Thomas Edward Adams
Thomas Edward Adams, 86, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on June 9, 2019 at his home. He was born in York County, SC, to the late Edward Leroy Adams and Ollie Smart Adams and was preceded in death by his brothers, Knox and Mack Adams and a sister, Beth McDowell. Tom was a member of East Baptist Church in Gastonia. He retired from Bowater after 28 years of service as a mill operator. Tom loved being outside and always stayed busy. He enjoyed creating things out of rocks and loved cutting wood. He spent 13 years as the caretaker at Lake Montonia, where he lived. Tom was a happy person who possessed a contagious smile. He was a hard worker who was always fair with everyone and lived his life with a high degree of integrity. Tom loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was a wonderful and loving husband, father, step father, grandfather and great grandfather. Tom will be missed greatly by his family, friends and the community.
SURVIVORS: Wife of 23 years: Joanne McArthur Adams of the home
Children: Thomas Gregory Adams (Lisa), York, SC and Lynn Adams Nunn (Kevin), Sharon, SC
Step Children: Bradley Benton (Richelle), Kings Mountain, NC, Jeffrey Benton (Stephanie King), Huntersville, NC and Katie Benton, St. Petersburg, FL
Grandchildren: Jonathan Brown, Peyton Nunn, McKayla Adams, Cheyenne Nunn, Ashlyn Adams, Baylor Benton and Campbell Benton
Great Grandchildren: Annabella Brown and Callum Rogers
Sister: Linda Lowman (Ken), Gastonia, NC
FUNERAL SERVICE: Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Harris Funeral Home wit Pastor Tim Parker officiating
VISITATION: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Harris Funeral Home
INTERMENT: Lakeview Memory Gardens, York, SC  
MEMORIALS: Hospice of Lincoln County at 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092
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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harris Funeral Home
108 South Piedmont Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Funeral
Thursday
June 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel

Kings Mountain, NC

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