Howard Adams

May 19, 1947 - February 2, 2024

Howard Wallace Adams, 76, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully at his home on February 2, 2024. He was born May 19, 1947. Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur Howard, and Josephine Grace Adams. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Diane (Teenie Girl)Howard graduated from Jefferson High School in 1965, after serving briefly in the US Navy he pursued a career and retired as a Diesel Mechanic. He was a car enthusiast enjoying street Rods and antique Cars, often participating in local Car Shows in his earlier years. He enjoyed watching sports and antique collecting. Howard was a man of few words and enjoyed the simple things in life.He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Brenda Carol Adams; brothers, Barry (Krys) Adams, Keenan (Ann) Adams; daughters, Tamasa Witt, Tammy Davis; son, William Davis (Laura); multiple grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; his beloved dog, Boosey.The family would like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice. Your compassion and services are such a comfort during the most difficult of times.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to: Good Samaritan Hospice, www.goodsam.careA celebration of Howard’s life will be held 1:00 p.m., March 9, 2024 at Lamplight Baptist Church, 4307 Rock garden Lane, Roanoke, VA 24018