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Fred Adams

July 1, 1931 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 88)
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Mr. Fred Adams of Dagsboro, DE passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. He was 88 years old. He was born on July 1, 1931 to the late Isaac J. and Phoebe H. Parker Adams. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife, Vivian E. Adams in 1987, three brothers, John, Clifton, and Howard Adams as well as one sister, Connie Jane Adams, a daughter-in-law Rita Hudson, a granddaughter Kasey Hudson and a great great granddaughter Avery Grace Hudson. Fred was a grain farmer for approximately 49 years harvesting corn, soybeans and wheat. He was a member of High Tide Baptist Church, Founding Member and Past Master of Delaware Lodge AF & AM #37 in Dagsboro, member of Nur Temple, Life Member of the Dagsboro Vol. Fire Co., an original member of the Delaware Mobile Surf Fisherman and served on several agricultural committees. Fred can be described as a quiet, caring, witty, hardworking, dedicated, loving, Christian man, with great wisdom and a wonderful sense of humor. He is survived by his beloved wife of 26 years, Josephine Adams; a daughter, Sharon Adams, and a special nephew and niece whom he raised as his own after the death of their parents, Tye Webb (Pam) and Tia Watson (Richard Jr.) all of Dagsboro, DE. After his marriage to Jo he gained four additional children: Victor Hudson of Bridgeville, DE; Dana Plummer (Jeff) of Rehoboth Beach, DE; John Hudson (Dawn) of Millsboro, DE and Martin Hudson (Wendy) of Salisbury, MD. He is survived by three sisters, Evelyn Parker of Georgetown, DE, Virginia Verosko of Pendleton, SC, and Annie H Turner (Gerry) of Central, SC as well as two brothers, Wilburt Adams ( Mary Beth) of Georgetown, DE and Martin Adams (Bonnie) also of Georgetown, DE, and two sister-in-laws- Florence Adams and Jean Adams. He also leaves behind twelve grandchildren: Rebecca Webb, Kenzie Webb, Paynter Watson, Tristen Telthoester, Jeffrey Plummer, Whitney Dodge, Jessica Baker, Joshua Hudson, Katie Bozman, Kelsea Cozadd, Taylor Hudson and Braydon Hudson, fourteen great grandchildren : Rowan, Thornton, Kaylee, Joshua (JC), Gavin, Kendall, Jed, Waylon, Chase, Kinsley, Clayton, Peyton, Tirzah, Liam and one on the way Jacob, and one great great grandson on the way Braxton. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, friends and neighbors who will all miss him dearly. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 6-8 PM and also on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 12 -1PM with the funeral beginning at 1 PM. All services will take place at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St. Millsboro, DE 19966. Pastor Andy Ehlers will officiate. Burial will follow in the Dagsboro Redmen’s Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to High Tide Baptist Church for their “Building Fund”, PO Box 127, Dagsboro, DE 19939 or Vitas Hospice, 30265 Commerce Dr., Suite 202, Millsboro, DE 19966. Just recently Pastor Andy visited Fred and asked if there was anything he wanted to say to the congregation at High Tide. His words were “Dig Deep” so the church could be built. Even near the end he still had his sense of humor and that is one of the many things that will be missed. Electronic condolences watsonfh.com


Donations may be made to:

High Tide Baptist Church
PO Box 127, Dagsboro DE 19939

VITAS Hospice
30265 Commerce Drive Suite 202, MILLSBORO DE 19966


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