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James O. "Buddy" Adams

January 15, 1938 May 15, 2019
James O. "Buddy" Adams
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James O. “Buddy” Adams, 81, husband of Faye Shumpert Adams of Sunset Dr., Johnston,
SC entered into rest on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Johnston United Methodist Church in Johnston, SC with burial at 4 PM in Rosemont Cemetery in Newberry, SC.
Mr. Adams was born in Newberry, SC and was the son of the late Olin and Sumpter Schumpert Adams. He retired from Liberty Life Insurance Co. as staff manager and was former owner of Johnston Sports Club. He was a member of Johnston United Methodist Church and an avid Gamecock Fan.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Kimberly (Danny) Eaddy; two sons, Stephen (Laura) Adams and Audie (Ethel) Adams; Faithful Companion, Carlos Castillo; one stepson, Travis (Tim) Hatcher; one sister, Barnette Golden; four grandchildren, Daniel, and Cheyne Eaddy, Chaz Adams, and Stephanie Horne; three great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister Audrey McCain.
Memorials may be made to Johnston United Methodist Church, PO Box 186, Johnston, SC 29832.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 5 to 7 PM at Mercantile Funeral Home Johnston Chapel, 384 Lee St., Johnston, SC 29832.
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5:00 PM 5/18/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/18/2019 7:00:00 PM
Mercantile Funeral Home - Johnston Chapel

384 Lee St.
Johnston, SC 29832

Mercantile Funeral Home - Johnston Chapel
384 Lee St. Johnston 29832 SC
United States





2:00 PM 5/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Johnston United Methodist Church

Johnston, SC 29832

Johnston United Methodist Church
Johnston 29832 SC
United States

Cemetery Details


Rosemont Cemetery Final Resting Place

2699 College St.
Newberry, SC 29108

2699 College St. Newberry 29108 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Johnston United Methodist Church

PO Box 186
Johnston, SC 29832

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