Tom Adams

December 18, 1957December 6, 2012

Leslie Thomas Adams (Tom) of Aberdeen , 54 ,died 12/6/2012 in Maysville, KY due to complications from open heart surgery. He was born December 18, 1957 in Portsmouth to the late Leslie Edgar Adams and Ethel Ann Miller Caldwell Adams. Tom grew up in Garrison KY and graduated from Lewis County High School in 1975. For the past 26 years, Tom was a mechanic for Black River (Carmeuse) Lime and Stone, Butler KY. Tom was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend to everyone he ever knew. He always made the time to help anyone in need. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Marilyn Rachel Caudill Adams, and three sons,Tommy Adams (Carola Stiver), Amelia, OH, Joey Adams (Chris Hummel), Ludlow, KY, and Matt Adams, Maysville KY. Two granddaughters, Alexis Adams and Lainey Adams, Two daughters in law: Jennifer Adams (Jerold Murray ) and Johnna Adams. Survived by brothers and sisters: Chester Caldwell (Brenda) Tollesboro, KY, Marge Everman Wheelersburg, OH, Roger Caldwell (Kathy) Garrison, KY, Donna Ruckel (Jerry) Vanceburg, KY, Kathy Wright (Keith) Melbourne, FL., Dwight Adams, LeHigh Acres, FL., Jeanne Gordon (Chuck), Wheelersburg, OH. Besides his mom and dad, Tom is preceded in death by his brother Bob Adams and three sisters, Janice Elizondo, Linda Johnson and Barb Cottrell. Tom also had many brothers and sister in laws, nieces, nephews, and dear friends that meant so much to him and he loved them very much. Tom was a member, Deacon and Sunday school teacher at Calvary Baptist Church in Maysville KY. He was a powerful testimony to the Lord in every aspect of his life and loved his church and church family. His pastor and the pastor’s wife (Tony and Christi Leiss) rarely left Tom and Tom’s family’s side during the past several weeks. Funeral services for Tom Adams will be Monday, December 10 at noon 12 P.M. at the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Liess officiating. Burial will follow at the Charter Oak Cemetery in Aberdeen. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 until 8 P.M. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Calvary Baptist Church, PO Box 747, Maysville, KY 41056 are appreciated.


  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 10, 2012

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Keri Orso

December 12, 2012


I'm so very sorry to hear of Tom's passing. I didn't know him well, but I do know that he was a good man. I just wanted to let you know that I'm praying for and thinking of you and the guys. May God grant you the strength to get through these difficult times.

December 10, 2012

So sorry for your loss. I worked with Tom at Black River Mine for 5 years, from 1996 to 2001. We even rode together and he help train me while i was there. I really enjoyed working with him. Truly a nice guy. He will be missed.
Robbie Shepherd (Aberdeen Ohio)

Phyllis Vanhoose

December 10, 2012

Marilyn i want to send my condolences to you and your children and all family .Praying that God will ease the pain in your heart . prayers are with you all Phyllis and David Vanhoose Vincent Cooley and all family

David Adams

December 9, 2012

Marilyn sorry to hear about Tommy. I remember a lot of things Tommy done with me when I was a kid I will miss him very much my prayers are with you and all your kids. Love David Ray Adams

Shirley Bolar

December 8, 2012

Marilyn and family, I am so sorry to hear about Tom's passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything that I can do, please let me know.