James Warren Adams

December 20, 1944 - November 23, 2016
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James Warren Adams, 71, of Gilchrist, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at his home after a lengthy hospital stay. Warren was born December 20, 1944 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He served his country for nearly seven years in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War from 1963-1969 and worked for many years in the petrochemical industry as a Senior Electrical Designer for both GDS Engineering and SNC Lavalin. Warren and his wife, Pam, owned Fantasea BBQ & Grill and the Last House Standing of Gilchrist. He was a former board member of the Crystal Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Crystal Beach. Warren was a board member of the Gilchrist Community Association.

Warren was a man of many talents, including barbecuing and cooking, boating, building, and singing. He was instrumental in the fight to keep Rollover Pass open after Hurricane Ike. Warren also loved the beach, camping, and spending time with family and friends, and he never met a stranger.

Warren was preceded in death by his father, Wiley Gray Adams; brother, Dennis Adams; and son, Randall Warren Adams.

He is survived by his wife, Pam Adams; mother, Helen Othelle Adams; daughters, Wendy and Barbie Adams; sons, Clayton Adams and Doug McKay; brothers, Mitchell Adams and wife, Demi; Dale Adams and wife, Riva; and Gene Adams; stepchildren, Trina Rodriguez, Aaron Smith, and Kim French; grandchildren: Blake McDonald, James Randall Adams, Tyler Adams, Ashton Rodriguez, Brianna Adams, Savannah French, Kaitlyn Cowan, Jay Cowan, Ty Smith, Brice Smith, and Trevor Smith.

Warren’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 8:00 pm, Monday, November 28, 2016, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home, 31st and Broadway in Galveston.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be at 10:45 am, Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Veterans National Cemetery in Houston.

Pallbearers will be Ted Vega, Mitchell Adams, Gene Adams, Dale Adams, Lemmie Peel, and Clayton Adams. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Rodriguez, Sid Johnson, Jesse Taylor, and Darrel Hudspeth.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 28, 2016

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Malloy & Son Funeral Home


3028 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm

Malloy & Son Funeral Home


3028 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 10:45 am

Veterans National Cemetery


Houston, TX

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Born: December 20, 1944
Died: November 23, 2016

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Doug & Carol Kelley posted on 11/30/-1

Sorry to hear of Warren's passing. Our love and sympathy to Pam and his family.


Mike and Linda Hobson posted on 11/30/-1

Pam we are so sorry for your family's loss. We hope you will find some comfort in knowing how loved Warren was by so many people. May God send his comforter to grant you and your family peace.


Tracy Adams posted on 11/30/-1

My condolences to Pan and the whole family. Warren and I always had great conversations and he will be missed. My prayers to you for your loss.


Audrey Todd posted on 11/30/-1

Pam, We meet on the airplane when I was going to Little Rock, AR. I instantly felt your friendship and have been reading your posts everyday since that flight. I did not realize that Warren was from Rocky Mount, NC. That is only about 45 minutes from where I live. What a small world we live in. May God bless you and continue to give you the strength you need to get through this loss. My heart and thoughts are with you. Audrey Todd


Kaylynn Terrell posted on 11/30/-1

Condolences to the family. Very sorry, Pam. And I love,ya Trina.Hang in there the sun will shine again.. God bless..


Leroy Peterson posted on 11/30/-1

Although a fairly new comer to Gilchrist areas, I met Warren and Pam and felt like I have known them half my life. Really sorry, Pam, for your loss. Warren will be greatly missed.


Becky Schmidt posted on 11/30/-1

Spread your wings and fly Warren. I am so so glad I got to know you. You are a very special person. You will be missed by so so many but never forgotten. Love, Becky


Connie Whyte Pender posted on 11/30/-1

Pam,Trina,Austin,and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you especially during this difficult time. Cherish all of the fond memories you have of your beloved Warren and hold them dear to your heart.God Bless you all....


Katina Maples posted on 11/30/-1

So so sorry for your loss Pam. My heart goes out to you and your family. My God be with you in your heart and all the prayers that are coming your way. Thank you, Katina Maples


Yorlanda posted on 11/30/-1

Sending my love,prayers and hugs to you and yours. Just take your time Pam.


Mike Gross posted on 11/30/-1

Pam and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you.


Jamie Greer posted on 11/30/-1

I was so blessed to have known Warren. He and Pam are very special people. He will be missed by all that knew him.


Catherine Jackson posted on 11/30/-1

An amazing man who helped change lives-my deepest condolences.


Roxanne Belesky posted on 11/30/-1

Warren you will truly be missed....REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND.


Rose Gresham posted on 11/30/-1

Pam and family...Please accept my deepest sympathies at this time. I fell as if I knew Warren due to FB with Pam for many years. I pray God will give you peace and courage to face life again.


EDWARD SNYDER posted on 11/30/-1

OORAH , Semper-Fi Marine -- Will Miss You At The Beach


Cindy Srader posted on 11/30/-1

Will always remember the love, friendship and great times. You will be remembered my friend. Look down on us and take care of each of us! ❤️❤️❤️❤️


Regina Myers Badgwell posted on 11/30/-1

The Bolivar Peninsula has lost a good friend to many, When the yellow house stood so proudly after Ike, there was a calmness, those home owners became our friends; friends to everyone. Pam has become a friend on face book, she is admired and loved for her caring and devotion for her community, her family and of course her love...Warren. Please stay strong and know, that this man is now in no pain. Having lost a year own great grandchild on Nov 7, I can feel what the heart is saying. God was needing him more in heaven.


Karen Williams posted on 11/30/-1

I am so very sorry for you loss.. I've followed you online and you have been such a vibrant, happy couple that this just tears my heart in two. You have so many wonderful, wonderful.memories of your time together, and we're blessed to have so many years. May God comfort you and ease your pain. Karen Williams


Brice and maven Borden Family posted on 11/30/-1

Warren may your forever rest in peace and know that you will never be forgotten!


Dessie Daniels posted on 11/30/-1

I never met Warren but I didn't need to through his friends and family I knew I knew he was a wonderful person, he and Pam were my friends through Facebook and I am so glad to have been their friend. Warren had a heart of gold and was a beautiful sole,never met a stranger always willing to help his fellow man. Now God has a beautiful wonderful Angel that will watch over Pam and his family and friends. REST IN PEACE DEAR WARREN,and know that you will be missed and Loved.


Pauline & Ricky Breaux posted on 11/30/-1

Our ❤️ is with you Ms.Pam !!'