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James Donald Adams
March 15, 1940 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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James Donald Adams, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at Wellington Parc. He was born in Lewisport, KY on March 15, 1940 to the late James Freeman and Z. Muriel Winkler Adams. James was a lifelong member of Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was retired from OMU after 27 years of service. He was a lifelong member and past president of Daviess County Fish and Game Club. James was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, hunting, black powder shooting and was a master gardener. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Beverly Ann Adams; brothers, Russell and Lee Adams.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Karen Sue Hunter Adams; his children by blood or heart, Jimmy (Sharon) Adams, Amy Hardison, Roger (Sherry) Hester, Jamie Hardison (Jeff) Swaim, Laura Hunter (Bob) Glass and Joseph (Diana) Hunter; grandchildren, Tamera Scull (Nathan) Williams, Patrick, Justin, Jacob and Jacob (Tristan) Hester, Clay and Emery Swaim and Zane (Brook) Glass; close family friends, Teresa (Larry) Jones, Kristy (Seth) Nalley and Barry Hunter.
Services will be held at 1 pm on Monday, September 18, 2023 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport Chapel with burial following in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 11 am until service Monday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the staff at Wellington Parc, and request expressions of sympathy be directed to Hospice of Western Kentucky.