HENDERSON, Ky. - Curtis Bethel Adams, 81, of Henderson, KY passed away Saturday February 16, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.

He was born in Cairo, KY on June 16, 1931 to James William Adams Sr. and Verdie Ellen (Crowley) Adams. He was retired from Eaton Axle and was a US Army Veteran. He was a 58 year member of Zion Baptist Church where he also taught youth Sunday School. He was a member of the Masonic Jerusalem Lodge # 9 and was also a Past Master of the Poole Lodge. He was also a 32nd degree Scottish Rite. Curtis was the owner of The Gun Runner Gun shop and was a lifelong UK basketball fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers: James William “Pete” Adams and George Adams, sister Mary Frances Hoppenstedt and step-great-granddaughter Audrey Nicole Dailey.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years Martha Joan (Galloway) Adams; Son: Michael James Adams and wife Janice of Morganfield; Daughter: Maura Lynn (Adams) Heath and husband James William of Henderson; Brother: Charles Ray Adams and wife Mary (Worth) of Anderson, Indiana; 2 Grandchildren: Jared Wade Heath; Morgan Lynn Heath and Fiancé Michael Aaron Scott; Step-grandson: Brandon Michael Dailey; 2 Step-great-grandsons: Bryce and Trevor Dailey; Several Nieces and Nephews.

Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday February 20, 2013 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Henderson Chapel.

Rev. Andy Weaver will officiate.

Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery in Henderson.

Visitation will be Tuesday 4-8 PM and Wednesday 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Michael Scott, Brennon Bickwermert, Phil Storm, J.D. Traylor, George Hoppenstedt, Brandon Dailey

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 13431

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4717

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 4285

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3568

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3503

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45020

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 13431

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 02, 2015 13431

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 4285

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 2959

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1561

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1525

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 2, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
July 01, 2015 1508

Tyson Foods to Add 91 Jobs, Invest $8.2M at…

by Kimberly Tarter
July 01, 2015 1240

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1140

Juried Art, Photography Exhibit Open at Glema…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1013

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 789

Muhlenberg Allstars 11-12 Year Olds Take down…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News