Crosby Adams Sr.

September 15, 1934 ~ July 14, 2020 (age 85)

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Crosby Adams, Sr. 85, passed away on July 14, 2020. He was born in Newton, Texas, on September 15, 1934, to the

late Wade Adams and Mary M. Adams. Crosby graduated from Newton High School in 1952.

He was a God-fearing man who always had a plan for everything. He seemed to know from the beginning, which

direction his life would go. He lived by the “Golden Rule”, he was always kind to strangers because he said you never

know who you’re entertaining. Every life he touched was changed for the better. He worked hard and played harder.

When he was younger, one of his favorite past times was fishing. Crosby was preceded in death by his parents; brothers,

Cleveland, Clinton and Odell Adams; and sister, Rosalee Hawthorne.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Alice F. Adams; four children: Crosby Adams, Jr. (Lashaun), Ferris

Adams (Rebecca), Craig Adams, Sr. and Sheila Smith; grandchildren: Dominique Smith, Allison Richardson

(Bryan), Deshaundra Adams, Crosby Adams III and Craig Adams, Jr.; two great-grandchildren, Adrynn Ware and

Ayden Smith; his sister, Catherine Hilton; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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July 24, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lincoln Funeral Home
8100 Fireside Dr
Dallas, TX 75217

Graveside Service
July 25, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Lincoln Memorial Park
1311 Murdock Road
Dallas, TX 75217

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