Dale D. Adams, Jr., age 74, of Vilas, passed away Friday afternoon, April 26, 2019, in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Dale was born November 28, 1944 in Watauga County, a son of the late Dale D. Adams, Sr. and Earlena Greene Adams. He was a retired plant operator for the Town of Boone Water Treatment Plant and previously was Co-Owner and Operator of Adams Building Supply in Vilas. Dale was a faithful member of Antioch Baptist Church. He was an avid golfer and loved the outdoors, flowers and gardening. He adored his family, especially his grandchildren and always put others before himself. He was a quiet soul but had a sweet spirit everyone enjoyed.

Dale is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Adams of the home; two sons, Tony Glenn and wife Stephanie of Vilas, and Jason Adams and wife Krystal of Wichita, Kansas; one brother, Kent Adams of Lenoir; one sister-in-law, Brenda Potter and husband Jackie of Elk Park; one granddaughter, Melea Glenn of Vilas; four grandsons, Gideon Glenn of Vilas, Justus Adams, Malachi, and Eli Adams, all of Wichita, Kansas, and his mother-in-law, Birdie Keller. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one nephew, Randy Adams, and a grandchild.

Funeral services for Dale D. Adams, Jr. will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, May 1, 2019, at 2:00 o'clock, at Antioch Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Daniel Lawrence, Pastor Eric Cornett, and Pastor Thomas Brown. Military graveside rites and burial, provided by American Legion Post 130 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, from 6:00 until 8:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.

The family would like to extend special appreciation to Kim Arrowood, FNP and the staff of Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee for their support and loving care during this difficult time.

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