July 14, 1923August 23, 2012

Bill Adams, 89, of Cocoa Florida, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at Wuesthoff Hospice Care center Rockledge. Born in Kentucky to the late John C Adams and Olive Brown, the family moved to Knoxville Tennessee and resided there for many years. In 1964 he and his wife (Pauline) and daughter (Linda) moved to Cocoa Florida, where he maintained his residency here till his passing. He was a resident of Westminster Asbury Arms complex and a member of the King Street Baptist Church located in Cocoa. Bill worked as an automobile mechanic at several service stations in Cocoa and at Jimmy Vickers Merritt Island as a service technician. He was also a sales associate at the Merritt Island Scotty's store for 10 years. He enjoyed wood-working, his friends and family, and doing things for people at Asbury Arms. He is survived by his daughter Linda A. Bassett (Fremont Bassett), his grandson John Bassett (Rebecca Bassett), grandson Greg Bassett, and his two great grandchildren Caleb Bassett and Brooklyn Bassett. He is also survived by his bothers Paul Adams (Ann Adams), Joseph Adams (Dottie)John Adams (Mary), sisters Patricia Adams, Phyllis Hayes (Dick Hayes), Peggy Monroe (Glen Monroe) and niece Rhonda Shreve, Anita, Liz and Debbie. A visitation will be held on Friday August 31 from 10 AM to 1l AM followed by funeral service to honor Bill's life at 11 AM at Brevard Memorial Funeral Home, Cocoa, Fl


  • Visitation Friday, August 31, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 31, 2012


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Beverly Cash Randolph

August 31, 2012

Linda and family - I was saddened to hear that we had lost Uncle Bill. He was loved by all that knew him and I count myself fortunate to be one of those. My family sends our love and thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.