​Raymond Lee Adams, Jr.



Raymond "Buzzie" Lee Adams, Jr., 73, of Raleigh, NC passed peacefully from this world to life eternal with Jesus Christ on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at his home. He was born in Brodnax, Virginia to the late Raymond Lee Adams, Sr. and Ernestine Taylor Adams. Mr. Adams spent most of his life in Virginia and most recently worked in sales/marketing for Newmart Builders, Inc. in South Hill, VA. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard.

Mr. Adams was an avid sports fan and golfer. He was a referee, player, and coach of various sports. He most enjoyed spending time with his wife, daughter, and grandchildren attending their sports and school events. He enjoyed traveling to the beach to his daughter's family home. He was full not only of love but laughter as he made people constantly laugh.

A celebration of Mr. Adams’ life was held at 3 o’clock, Sunday afternoon, November 6, 2016 at Bay Leaf Baptist Church, 12200 Bayleaf Church Road, Raleigh, NC 27614.

Mr. Adams is survived by his wife of 46 years, Jean P. Adams; daughter, Heather Fergeson & husband Chuck of Raleigh; grandchildren, Holden Ashworth, Chase Fergeson and Caroline Fergeson; brother, Aufente T. Adams & wife Debbie of Chesterfield, VA; nieces, nephews, and other extended family. He was preceded in death by his sister, Edna Hicks Scott.

Memorial contributions can be made to Bay Leaf Baptist Church, 12200 Bayleaf Church Road, Raleigh, NC 27614.

A service of Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-7400).