HOSCHTON - Donnie Edwin Adams, 61, formerly of Snellville, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 25, 2012, from complications of cancer.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 34 years, Lynn Adams and their loving pet companion, "Trixie;" daughter, Andrea Adams of Snellville; and Donnie's grand-dogs, "Sluggo" and "DiDi;" brother, Kenneth Adams (June), Snellville; sister-in-law, Cheryl Edwards (Phillip), Clarksville, Tenn.; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives; and a host of friends.
Donnie was born in Snellville, on October 6, 1950, the son of the late Annie Ruth Simonton Adams and Watson Ralph Adams. He was preceded in death by a brother, Winfred Ray Adams. He graduated from South Gwinnett High School and was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam. Donnie loved to hunt, go fishing and work in his yard. He will be greatly missed by his adoring family.
A service celebrating his life will be held Friday, September 28, at 2 p.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Chaplain Dennis Dodge officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to The American Cancer Society, 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Ste. 260, Duluth, GA 30097 in memory of Donnie Adams.
Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Snellville Chapel, is entrusted with the arrangements.