James  Adams
James Adams

September 24, 1950 - March 11, 2019
Resided in Richmond, VA
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James Dellrue Adams was born on September 24, 1950 in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Maggie L. Walker High School (now named Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School) in 1968. James accepted Christ as his Savior and was baptized at an early age. He grew up in the West End and was known as “Sugar Bear”.

He was an intelligent man and was known for his expertise in mechanical repair. He was a die-hard Washington Redskins fan. During his life, James worked for Phillip Morris and as a mechanic for Greyhound Bus Lines.

James leaves to cherish his memories his daughter Iris Adams; his son Marcus Adams; two sisters Margaret Adams-Rooks (Alvin) and Anne Adams-Jukes (Warner); his half-brother James Holmes; niece Erica Adams; a great nephew, Leean Adams; two grandsons Melvin Green and Jabril Little; and two great-granddaughters Journey and Melece Green.

Service dates and times are listed below.




Memorial Service
Chiles Funeral Home
2100 Fairmount Ave.
Richmond, VA US 23223
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
1:00 PM