Mr. Albert Ashe Adams, 72, was born in Iredell County, N.C., on June 6, 1951, to the late Pless Adams and Rosa Lee Stevenson Adams. He departed this life on Wednesday, December 14, 2023.

Albert attended Oakberry Vocational School in Taylorsville, N.C.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Adams; two sisters, Martha Lawrence and Doris Parker; and a brother-in-law, Buford Reid.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his life a brother, John (Ernestine) Adams of Bronx, N.Y.; two sisters, Sarah Reid and Omega Heath; and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Celebration of Life services will be held on Monday, December 18, 2023, at 3 p.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary. Visitation will be from 2:30 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Adams family.