Virgil Lee Adams, resident of Ponca City, passed Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at his home. He was 55 years of age.
Virgil was born November 16, 1958 in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Carl W. Adams and Greta Marie Brown Adams. He was a 1977 graduate of Red Rock High School and then attended Indian Meridian VoTech School for electrical training. He was married to Shirley Dickens on February 14, 1994 in Red Rock. He had attended the Otoe Baptist Church. He was last employed in customer service with the Sykes Enterprises. His enjoyments were listening to oldies music, watching TV, and he loved his four cats.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley, of the home his mother, Greta Marie Adams three children, Jini Watson Adams, Tara Brown and Shawna Cogburn three stepchildren, Tonya Hutchinson, Tami Loftis and John Edwards four sisters, Sharilyn Stephens, Anita Wilkinson, Mae LeClair and husband Arlington, and Carla Adams one brother, Bert Samqua and wife Camilla numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren his aunt Janice Adams and cousin Linda Morrison.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents his maternal grandparents, Bert Brown and Carmel Howell Brown his father Carl W. Adams aunt and uncle Laberta May Smith and Jesse Lee Smith Uncle Wilbur Dean Adams and cousin Robert Carl Scruggs.
Prayer services will be held Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Otoe Baptist Church in Red Rock. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 17, 2014 also at the Otoe Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the OtoeMissouria Cemetery under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel. A noon meal will follow the burial back at the Otoe Baptist Church.
Casket bearers are John R. Pratt, Stephen Pratt, B.J. Moore, John Hutchinson, Mitchell Davis, Tyler Stewart and Joshua Bridgman.