|Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home, Inc.
Cecil S. Adams, Sr.
Saturday, May 8, 2004
Sunset Hill Cemetery
| Cecil S. Adams, Sr., 93, of 2586 Maple Street, Jamestown, died at 6:15 A.M. Tuesday (May 4, 2004) in his home.
He was born October 29, 1910 on Great Burin Island, Newfoundland, Canada, a son of John and Lillian Mitchell Adams. He came to the United States in 1928 and had been a resident of the Jamestown area since coming here from New York City in 1936.
From 1928 until his retirement in 1975 he had been employed as a lineman for Postal Telegraph, Western Union, and Alltel Telephone Company, working on line projects in ten different states. Following his retirement he worked part-time as a bus driver for The Resource Center until 1985.
He was a member of the Jamestown Church of the Nazarene.
He was an avid sports enthusiast, and was a fan of the New York Yankees.
He is survived by a son, Jerome Adams of Bemus Point; six grandchildren: James and Guy Adams, both of Ashville, Jeri Baer of Lakewood, Jason Adams of Bemus Point, Andrew Adams of Westport, Mass., and Dana Adams of Huntsville, Ala; eleven great grandchildren; and five sisters in Canada.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Elizabeth Grandy, whom he married September 7, 1936, and who died April 19, 1999; a son, Cecil S. Adams, Jr., who died August 9, 1996; and by two brothers: Ronald and Herbert Adams.
A graveside service will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Keith McEntire, pastor of the Jamestown Church of the Nazarene will officiate.
No calling hours will be observed. Email condolences may be sent by visiting the website www.presentsixbeyfuneral.com.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 4840 W. Lake Rd., Mayville, N.Y. 14757, or to Jamestown Church of the Nazarene, 405 Howard Ave., Jamestown, N.Y. 14701.