Uxbridge- Ernest C. “Bubba” Adams, a caring, wonderful husband and father, 82, of East St. passed away on Sun. May 9, 2021 after a long illness, with his adoring family by his side.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Anne-Marie I. (Goyette) Adams; 4 children, Cindy M. Greene and her husband Michael of Oxford, Kevin M. Adams and his fiancé Alicia of N. Grosvenordale, CT, Tammy A. Hull and her husband William of Eastford, CT, and Keith C. “KC” Adams of Uxbridge; 5 grandchildren, Connor, Michael, Nathan, Adam, and Emily; a sister, Diane Cortis of Oxford; and several nieces and nephews. Born in Northbridge, on Sept. 3, 1938 he was the son of Ernest A. Jr. and Inez (Aldrich) Adams and lived in Uxbridge most of his life.
Mr. Adams owned and operated EC Adams Roofing and Siding Co. for 60 years. Previously he worked for George Whitehead Siding, Capital Siding, and Pratt Whitney Co. in CT. He also plowed snow for the Town of Uxbridge. He was a graduate of Uxbridge High School, Class of 1956 where he played football and was a standout baseball pitcher. He pitched the first No Hitter Game for the Uxbridge Spartans. He also played the trumpet in the School Band. He served in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Bubba enjoyed deer hunting over the years, especially using archery and black powder. He also played softball for the Gray Barn and NV Café Leagues. A lifelong member of the Uxbridge Rod & Gun Club, he served as Treasurer and Past President. He liked bird watching, square dancing with his wife, bragging about his grandchildren, clowning around, and making everyone laugh. Bubba will be remembered for his dedication to hard work, his love for family, and his willingness to lend a hand to anyone who needed it.
His family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Beaumont Nursing Home and Salmon VNA and Hospice for their outstanding care and support.
His Funeral Service and burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery will be private. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to: the Alzheimer’s Assoc. 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit www.jackmanfuneralhomes.com
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