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1934 James 2017

James Adams

October 23, 1934 — August 27, 2017

Graveside services for James C. Adams, 82, of Killeen, will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at Killeen City Cemetery with Randy Wallace officiating.

James was a graduate of Killeen High School. He received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Texas and his Master's Degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State.

James or "Coach" as he was lovingly referred to, coached and taught school in Denver City, Texas and Alice, Texas but mainly in Bay City, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Amy Adams; daughter, Torrey Johnson; brothers, R.C. Adams JR. and Charles L. Adams; grandson Jason Dale Skinner.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley A. Adams; daughters, Jennifer (Dale) Skinner; Julie Adams (Gary) Baker; one brother, Gordon Adams; granddaughters, Laura Leigh Skinner (Rusty Woody);Katy Anne Johnson (Matt) Oler; great-grandsons, Tyler Dale Skinner; Ethan Russell Woody; William Grant Woody; great granddaughter, Kori Lynn Oler.

Visitation will be Thursday from 9-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.


HarperTalasek Chapel
506 N. 38th Street
Killeen, TX  76543
Thursday, August 31, 2017
9:00 - 10:30 am


Graveside Services

Killeen City Cemetery
2800 E. Rancier Ave.
Killeen, TX  76543
Thursday, August 31, 2017
11:00 am


Killeen City Cemetery
2800 E. Rancier Ave
Killeen, TX  76543
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