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Jay A. Adams

May 7, 1965 ~ July 15, 2020 (age 55)

Obituary

Jay Allen Adams, son of the late Joe and Rosa Adams, was born May 7, 1965 in Martinsville, Virginia.  He departed this life on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Jay was affectionately known as "Jay Bird"  and more recently, "Triple O. G."  Jay received his early education in the public schools of Wilmington, Delaware.  Jay was a loyal Steelers fan. He loved music, a good competitive game of spades, and spending time with his family and friends.  Every holiday or family event you could catch him on the grill, which was his area of expertise.  He will be truly missed.

Jay leaves behind his children, David, Jaylynn, Denise and Keondra; his grandchildren, Sameerah, Ibraheem, Khabeerah, Asmaa, Ramiyah, Zaynab, Zakariyya, Dawud, Eesa, Zie’Key, and Shu’Aib; sisters, Ann, Jane, and Kim; brother, Ira; significant other Raylene Kelley; 5 nieces; 1 nephew, 3 great-nieces, 5 great-nephews; and many more family and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Congo Legacy Center, 501 W. 28th Street, Wilmington, DE  19802.  The viewing will be held from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19805.

 

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
July 29, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Congo Legacy Center
501 W. 28th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

Celebration of Life Service
Wednesday
July 29, 2020

1:00 PM
Congo Legacy Center
501 W. 28th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

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