Ernest Boyd Adams was born, September 21, 1937 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky and departed this life August 5, 2019 at Baptist Health in Lexington, Kentucky, being 81 years of age. He was the son of the late Ernest and Martha Mildred (Leger) Adams.
Boyd is survived by his wife Rita (Fields) Adams of Berea; two step-sons, Jerry Little and his wife Wanda of Berea and Luther Little of Berea; one sister, Susan (Adams) Isaacs of McKee and a host of nieces and nephews, and many friends.
In addition to his parents, Boyd was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie (Seaborn) Adams; three brothers and one sister, James Adams, Arthur Adams, Leroy Adams and Louise (Adams) Horn.
Boyd was the superintendent of Berea College Utilities for 33 years and was also a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Berea.
Funeral services for Boyd will be 2pm, Friday, August 9, 2019 at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Bro. Joey Kays officiating. Entombment will follow in the Berea Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be Friday from 10am to 2pm at the church. Lakes Funeral Home Berea is in charge of arrangements
Pallbearers are Tim Adams, Mark Horn, Larry Phillips, Tommy Bussell, Aaron Adams, and Dennis Grant. Honorary bearers will be Jimmy Adams, Ray Phillips, and Larry Todd.