William Randolph Adams (Randy), 82, of Alachua, FL, passed away on February 19, 2021 in Gainesville, FL.
Visitation will be held at Evans Carter Funeral Home in High Springs, FL on February 24, 2021 from 5-7pm.
Funeral service will be held at Newnansville Cemetery in Alachua, FL on February 25, 2021 at 1:00pm with Reverend Douglas Frazier of Church of Christ officiating. There will also be a graveside viewing from 12:30 to 1:00pm on February 25, 2021.
Randy was born in Live Oak, FL to Quintilla Faulkner Adams and Willie Henry Adams on August 30, 1938. He went to high school at Largo High School and graduated in 1955. He then joined the Army Reserves and served his country for six years being called to active duty during the Berlin Crisis. He worked as a meat cutter and manager for Hitchcocks for many years along with numerous other companies in his life. He owned the Adams General Store between High Springs and Newberry in 1977 when he first moved to the area. He was involved in the Alachua Church of Christ. He enjoyed traveling, watching sports, genealogy, visiting friends, but most of all anything he could do with his family. He cherished his wife, Faith Adams, every day for over 60 years.
Randy is preceded in death by his mom and dad, Quintilla and Willie Adams; siblings, Marie Jenkins Baggett, Maude Jenkins, Luke Jenkins, Levis Jenkins, Mary Berry, Joan Palmer Delpino, and Linda Lou Adams; and grandsons, Justin Douglas and Bruce Douglas.
Randy is survived by his wife, Mary Faith Adams of Alachua, FL; children, Pat Shiver, Theresa Douglas (Terry), Tina Murphy, Randolph “Randy” Adams (Kristie), Charlie Adams (Khrissy); grandkids, Jamie Douglas, Russell Douglas, Anthony Douglas, Cannon Murphy, Cody Murphy, Kaytlynn Adams, Hayleigh Adams; great grandkids, Garrett, Maddoxx, Cammill, Ellie, River, Sawyer, Austin, Amy, Sierra, Jayme; sibling, Lilla Kennedy.
Mr. Adams always be remembered for his kindness and generosity. I’ve been friends with Teresa for 37 plus years and he and Mrs. Adam’s have always treated me as family. I’m going to miss you Mr. Adam’s. Love, Janet
Randy was a humble and very kind person. You will be missed very much at church.