Stanley Adams

June 30, 1947October 22, 2013
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Stanley D. Adams

1947 - 2013

Stanley Darrell Adams was born on June 30, 1947 to Joel S. Adams, Jr. and Jennie Rose (Clegg) Adams Presley in Pensacola, FL. Stan passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013.

Stan was preceded in death by his father, Joel S. Adams, Jr., brother, Benjamin Adams, and his loving canine pets Allie and Cisco. He is survived by his mother, Jennie; son, Chris Adams Brown (Rachel); three sisters, Linda Beaton, Rosie Medley, and Enid Merritt; one brother Joel S. Adams, III; two grandchildren, Zachary Stinson and Caitlyn Brown; numerous nieces and nephews.

Stan had many nick names: as a child he was called Lil Beaver and Hot Rod and later he was affectionately known by his family and friends as Scat Daddy and Stan the Man.

Stan graduated from Escambia High School in 1965. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam veteran. He returned to Pensacola and was a automotive and paint & body mechanic.

Stan was an avid race car fan and loved collecting and restoring cars. He was a loving father and grandfather. He will be missed by all his family and friends. His memory, sense of humor, and wisdom will not be forgotten.

With grateful hearts our family would like to send a special thanks to the Emerald Gardens staff for their loving care during his residence.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 29th at 1 pm at Oak Lawn Funeral Home with services following at 2 pm. Graveside service to follow at Myrtle Grove United Methodist Cemetery. Oak Lawn Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 29, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Stanley Adams

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Steve Garrett

September 21, 2014

So sorry I just discovered Stan's death, Stan was my neighbor in Seminole and a good friend. Stan had a great heart and was the best neighbor you could ask for. he'll be greatly missed.

jim warren

October 30, 2013

Sorry for the belated condolences, I just learned of Stanleys passing.My prayers for comfort to his family & many friends.Rest assured he is now pain free & awaiting the promised reuniting with us when our time comes. Gods promises are eternal & will always give solace to all that believe in him.You are in my prayers today

Linda Petrisko-Gorman

October 30, 2013

Stan was a 1965 EHS classmate and I was sorry to hear of his passing. May he rest in peace and prayers to his family.

Dianne Dyar-Guy-Senn

October 29, 2013

So sorry to hear of Stan's passing! He was a great classmate EHS 1965 and always had a smile! I know he will be missed by all! May the memories of fun and laughter with him give you peace! I am sure he is smiling down on his family and friends!

Loraine Doman Reynolds

October 29, 2013

Everything that made Stanley so special will live on through your memories. So very sorry for your loss.

Camille RIpley

October 28, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and love are for your entire family