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William Jasper Adamson

August 3, 1931 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 89)

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William Jasper Adamson, 89 of St Charles, Kentucky passed away on August 28, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Hopkins County, Kentucky on August 3,1931 to the late Ira Bud Adamson and Cora Bell Brown Adamson.

He had worked at Island Creek Coal Mines for 38 years.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son Thomas Junior Adamson, a daughter Cora Lee Camplin, seven brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Willie Ruth Earl Adamson, three daughters; Carolyn Terry and Elizabeth Adamson of Dawson Springs and Martha Camplin of St Charles, a son William "Bobo" David Adamson of St Charles, 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Monday August 31, 2020 at 1:00pm at Gilliand Ridge General Baptist Church with Rev JW Haire officiating and burial will follow at Gilliand Ridge Church Cemetery in St Charles, Kentucky.

Visitation will be on Monday, August 31, 2020 from 10:00am until the service time at the church.

Pallbearers will be: Steven Adamson, Jason Camplin, Trevor Adams, Coty Greer, Mason Dame, Caleb Dame and Kyler Key.

Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, Ky is in charge of the arrangements.

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August 31, 2020

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Gilland Ridge General Baptist Church (Gilland Ridge Church Cemetery, St Charles, Kentucky)

Funeral Service
August 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Gilland Ridge General Baptist Church (Gilland Ridge Church Cemetery, St Charles, Kentucky)

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