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In Memory of

William Almos Mcadams

September 29, 1925 - March 13, 2011

Obituary


William A. McAdams, also known as "Mac" or "Red" died Sunday, March 13 at a local Hospital. He was born September 29, 1925 in Thomastown, Mississippi. He was preceded in death by his parents, Obie and Elvin McAdams; brothers Eugene and Floyd McAdams; sisters, Arleta McAdams Winstead and Juanita McAdams Hall.

Mr. McAdams served with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II as a Sperry Ball Gunner. His plane was shot down over the pacific Ocean. After seven days in the water, he was captured by the Japanese and spent the reminder...

William A. McAdams, also known as "Mac" or "Red" died Sunday, March 13 at a local Hospital. He was born September 29, 1925 in Thomastown, Mississippi. He was preceded in death by his parents, Obie and Elvin McAdams; brothers Eugene and Floyd McAdams; sisters, Arleta McAdams Winstead and Juanita McAdams Hall.

Mr. McAdams served with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II as a Sperry Ball Gunner. His plane was shot down over the pacific Ocean. After seven days in the water, he was captured by the Japanese and spent the reminder of the war as a POW.

He was retired from Signal Mountain Cement Company and also from his own business as a painting contractor.
Mac and Jewell, his wife of 61 years, made their home in Red Bank for more than 40 years. He will be missed by his many friends and remembered for his community service and kind helpfulness. He was a member of White Oak Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Jewell; a son, Perry McAdams; numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend, Gary Gill.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 Pm at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral home and from 1 PM to 2 PM Thursday at North Chapel. Services will be held at 2 PM at North Chapel with Minister Preston Edmondson officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to White Oak Church of Christ - Good News Today, 2229 Lyndon Ave. Chattanooga, TN. 37415

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-North Chapel, Hixson, TN.