Thomas “Tommy” Dean Adams, 67, of Albany, GA passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, June 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Chad Ellis. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home.
Tommy was born August 10, 1954 in Albany, GA to the late Charlie Earl Adams II and Loretta Blackwell Adams. He graduated in 1972 from Dougherty High School and continued on to the University of Georgia, where he completed a Bachelors of Accounting degree in 1976. He was a lifelong Bulldog fan and loved all forms of water; river, lake, and ocean. He was a local business owner for almost 40 years and of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Charlie Earl Adams III and his sister Susan Lile.
Tommy is survived by his wife Jane Adams of Albany, GA; his daughters Shelby Shank (Jonathan) of Leesburg, GA and Ginger Adams of Atlanta, GA; two grandchildren Ty Langley and Adam Shank of Leesburg, GA; his brother-in-law Steve Lile of Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.