Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home

30 Riverside Highway, Bassett, VA


Roy L Adams

February 3, 1931October 31, 2019

Roy Lynwood Adams, 88, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Roy was a native of Henry County, born and raised in Bassett, VA. He was born on February 3, 1931 to John Abram Adams and Goldie Bell Law Adams. He married Lela Caldwell of Arkansas in 1954. Roy was active in the Bassett community and was busy all the time. He used his talents in many different ways throughout his life. He retired from DuPont as a Quality Coordinator after 36 years, worked for Nationwide Homes for many years and was owner of AAA realty. He was an Air Force veteran having serving in the Korean War as a jet aircraft mechanic. Mr. Adams was a wonderful father, friend and colleague to all of those fortunate enough to know him. He had been an active member of many local organizations, including the Henry County Board of Realtors, Kiwanis, Sons of the American Revolution, VFW, Jaycees, DuPont Retirees Club, and Blue Ridge Regional Library Board. He is survived by his son, John R. Adams (Carol W. Adams), and daughter, Rebecca Adams (Tim Callison). He was preceded in death by his wife, Lela Caldwell Adams, son, Michael (Mike) Lynwood Adams, and sister, Hazel A. Prillaman. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Pocahontas Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit with family from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at the John Adams Cemetery in Patrick County. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Roy Adams Memorial Fund at the Bassett Historical Center, 3964 Fairystone Park Highway, Bassett, VA 24055. Online condolences at www.collinsmckeestonebassett.com Collins Funeral Home at Bassett, VA is respectfully serving the Adams Family.


  • Lela C Adams, Wife (deceased)
  • John A Adams, Father (deceased)
  • Goldie B Adams, Mother (deceased)
  • John R Adams, Son
  • Carol W Adams, Daughter-in-law
  • Rebecca A Callison, Daughter
  • Tim Callison, Son-in-law
  • Michael Lynwood Adams, Son (deceased)
  • Hazel A Prillaman, Sister (deceased)


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 5, 2019


Roy L Adams

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Kim Scott

November 4, 2019

Mr. Adams was a sweet man! I met him when he was taking therapy years ago in Bassett. We would have chats when he arrived and chats when he would leave. I will never forget him. Prayers for his family! Rest in Peace dear one.

Christina Hale

November 3, 2019

I had the pleasure of working with Roy at Nationwide Homes. He was always full of smiles and laughter. Just a fun sweet guy! Prayers for all of his family and friends.