Mr. Adams had worked as a deckhand and was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his mother, Beverly Adams of Metropolis; one daughter, Amy Lynn Marolf and husband Jon of St. Louis, Mo.; one granddaughter, Scarlett Marolf of St. Louis; one sister, Terry Lynn Sirk and husband Ricky; a special sister, Jo Ann Dennis of Karnak; one brother, Johnny Adams and wife Robbie of Joppa; one niece, Lea Swafford of Joppa; one nephew, Jonathan Adams of Joppa; one aunt; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert “Bob” Lavern Adams; his maternal grandparents, Cecil and Juanita Angelly Roberts; his paternal grandparents, Albert and Ida Rose Adams; one brother, Lee Adams; and one uncle, Lindell Roberts.
Funeral service was held Saturday at Miller Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. Randy Cole officiating.
Burial followed at Mt. Sterling Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Johnny Adams, Jonathan Adams, Robert Dennis, Snooky Johnston, Larry Reigger, Jimmy Parmely, James Lang, Robert Adams and Rocky Adams.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 100 E. Fifth St., Metropolis, IL 62960.