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Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home & Lynnhurst Cemetery

2300 West Adair Drive, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Roy Hendren Adams

December 11, 1926July 19, 2020

Roy Hendren Adams, 93, of Knoxville, TN, passed away on July 19 , 2020. In light of the current health situation, a graveside funeral service will be held in lieu of a traditional service. The graveside service will be held at 11am, July 22, 2020 at Lynnhurst Cemetery. Roy Adams was born in Knoxville, TN to Buford and Grace Adams on December 11, 1926. He married Helen Burnette on March 21, 1946 in Walker County, Georgia. He worked as a lineman for South Central Bell and later as a technician for Western Union until retirement. He was a veteran of World War II, in the Navy on the USS Salerno Bay. Roy is preceded in death by his wife Helen Jo Adams, Mark Adams (grandson), Ray Adams (twin brother), Betty Vanosdale (sister), and Buford and Grace Adams (parents). Roy is survived by Steve Adams (son), Tracy (granddaughter) and Christopher Badgett, Matthew (grandson) and Brittany Adams, Greyden Badgett, Evelyn Badgett, Atlas Adams and Alexis Lambert (great grandchildren). In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to HonorAir Knoxville. For more information visit http://www.honorairknoxville.com. Condolences may be offered at www.berrylynnhurst.com

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Memories

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Sherry Mullikin

July 23, 2020

Steve,
Many great memories of Uncle Roy .He went with me to buy my first car , a new 1960 Chevy Impala ! I asked him to go with me because he was good at bargaining ! He was always pleasant, kind & never seemed to age - always good looking ! He will be missed. Love & prayers to you & your family
Sherry

Scott Vanosdale

July 22, 2020

My deepest condolences on your loss.
Scott Vanosdale

Katie Carico-Batson

July 21, 2020

I was saddened to hear of Great Uncle Roy's passing. I remember gong with my Nana Ruby to visit him and Aunt Jo when I was a little girl. I always loved going to visit at their house. Prayers for you all!

Kimberly Burnette-Bosch

July 21, 2020

Steve,
So sorry about the loss of your father. Uncle Roy was always very kind to us and so very good to our dad.

Jack Bullard

July 21, 2020

To my dear friend, Mr. Adams, met you at, Mt View Church. I am the son of Rev. Joe Bullard. I have helped you a lot brought you food sat with you hours at a time. You was like my family. I will sadly miss you. You are heading to Heaven, my Dad will be waiting for you.
Jack Bullard

Gary Edgemon

July 21, 2020

Hey Steve, I am so sorry to hear about your dad's passing. He was a very kind and friendly man. He was always my favorite extended family member. We will be praying for you and the family.

Mike Harrell

July 21, 2020

Saddened to learn of my uncles' death. Roy’s memories and his kindness in my childhood are still vivid in my mind. I hope the transition was a smooth passing for my uncle in this life ending event. Mike

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FROM THE FAMILY

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