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Merle D. Adams

October 15, 1933 November 16, 2018
Merle D. Adams
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Obituary for Merle D. Adams

Merle D. Adams, 85, of New Castle, KY passed away Friday, November 16, 2018, at Cabell Huntington Hospital at 12:27 AM. The Henry County native was born on October 15, 1933, to the late Warren T. and Clyda Elliston Bryant Adams. Merle was one of seventeen children. He is survived by his wife, Millie Jane Nance Adams, whom he married in 1988.
Merle was a River Boat Captain for Ashland Oil, where he retired from in 1998 after 43 years of service. He was a United States Veteran who served during the Korean War and is a member of the American Legion in Ironton, OH as well as the Disabled American Veterans Organization. Merle was of the Baptist faith.
He leaves to mourn his passing his two daughters Tracey Draque and her husband Brov, Stacey Adams-Ellegood and her husband Bryan both of Bedford, Kentucky
One step-daughter Connie Sue Hatfield and her husband Jack of Proctorville, Ohio and a step-son Jim Fout and his wife Tanna of Willow Wood, OH.
12 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great Grandchild
He was preceded in death by his first wife Willena J. Adams, a stepson Kenny Fout, a daughter in law Birdie Fout and son in law David Schochler.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

23

Nov

5:00 PM 11/23/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/23/2018 8:00:00 PM
Ransdell Funeral Home

7101 Campbellsburg Road
Campbellsburg, Kentucky 40011

Ransdell Funeral Home
7101 Campbellsburg Road Campbellsburg 40011 Kentucky
United States

Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

9:00 AM 11/24/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Ransdell Funeral Home

7101 Campbellsburg Road
Campbellsburg, Kentucky 40011

Ransdell Funeral Home
7101 Campbellsburg Road Campbellsburg 40011 Kentucky
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Nov

11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/24/2018 12:00:00 PM
Ransdell Funeral Home

7101 Campbellsburg Road
Campbellsburg, Kentucky 40011

Ransdell Funeral Home
7101 Campbellsburg Road Campbellsburg 40011 Kentucky
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Campbellsburg Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hwy 421
Campbellsburg, Kentucky 40011

Hwy 421 Campbellsburg 40011 Kentucky
United States
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