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Ray Terrell Adams

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“Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman and...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC

“My sincerest condolences in the loss of Terry. My brother-in-law, Tom Rooney, also sends his sympathy. He thought very highly of Terry, but due to...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Crosby - Summerville, SC

“Jeff & Family, Bubba and I were certainly sad to hear of your dad's passing. Please know that each of you are in our prayers.Love, Cindy and...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: CINDY SPENCER - HANAHAN, SC

“Marie and family, May God bless you with peace and comfort in the coming days. With love, Lisa Patrick ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeff and family, I'm sorry for your loss. I'm praying for you and your family. God bless ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Julie Phillips - North Charleston, SC

“Jeff,Please accept my sincerest condolences for the loss of your father. Although I didn't know your father, I do know how close you two were. After...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Debra Williams - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I have so many good memories of all of you. Terry was a great man, so loving and caring. I will be praying for all of you . Much love ! Cathy Bryant...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeff, Sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Grief is tricky to navigate. Go easy through the next days, weeks and months. I pray God's...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Wynn Godbold - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Marie and Family,So sorry to hear about the passing of Terry. He is such a fine person and Christian man. His earthly dues are paid and he no doubt...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Bryant - FORT GEORGE G MEADE, MD

“Marie, Jeff, Cindy and family,Bob and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. Ray was such a fine man! We are praying for all of you. May our Lord...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Bob and Marie Nichols - SC

“Marie, Cindy & Jeff, I am so sorry for your loss. Ray was a great man and a good friend to so many. I know he loved his family dearly. You all...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Carolyn Hicks - North Charleston, SC

“I am thinking of you all! I have so many happy memories of times spent with your family. He will be greatly missed. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Schulken (Bourdeau) - SC

“Jeff and Family you have our condolences and prayers, Your SPAWAR Family ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Bunny Nielson - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Our sincerest condolences to the family. We were saddened to hear of Ray's passing. I know you're hurting right now, but try to think of the good...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Harry & Kathy McGee - Goose Creek, SC

“Marie, Cindy and Jeff, so sorry to hear about Ray. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. He will be missed. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jackie Buchanan - Hanahan, SC

“I wish to send my heartfelt sympathy and condolences to all of Ray's family. We became good friends while working at SPAWAR and even though we never...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: NANCY BROOKS - RIDGEVILLE, SC

“Marie,Cindy and Jeff,I was in Reserves and worked with Ray for many years.....He was a great , caring person----He will be missed at our luncheons.....Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Bill Veno - North Charleston, SC


Air Force

Ray Terrell Adams, 77, of Hanahan, South Carolina, husband of Marie Ouellette Adams died Friday, February 2, 2018. His funeral service will be held Monday, February 5, 2018 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 1:00 pm. Interment with military honors will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday one hour prior to the service at Stuhr's Northwoods Chapel.

Born August 14, 1940 in Asheville, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Ollie Ray Adams and the late Ann Hughes Adams. Ray was Head of the Cost Accounting Division and retired as the Deputy Comptroller for the Charleston Navy Shipyard. He also retired as a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force Reserve. He was a longtime member of Highland Park Baptist Church. Ray took great pride in his family and was happiest when he was taking care of them. He enjoyed woodworking and crafted walking canes.

He is survived by Marie, his wife of 55 years; daughter, Cindy Dyson (Jake) of Hanahan, SC; son, Jeff Adams (Michelle) of Hanahan, SC; seven grandchildren: Adam Austin of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Taylor Austin (Lauren) of Goose Creek, SC; Kelsey Austin of Spartanburg, SC; Ansley Adams and Ashtyn Adams, both of Hanahan, SC; Mallory Niller of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Cameron Dyson of Mt. Pleasant, SC; great-grandchild, Mason Austin of Goose Creek, SC; brother, Gregg C. Adams of Arlington, VA; numerous nieces and nephews.