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Robert M. "Big R" Adams

January 26, 1942 — September 29, 2020

Robert M. "Big R" Adams

Chesterfield, SC

Mr. Robert "Big R" M. Adams, age 78, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Graveside services will be 12:00 PM Friday, October 2, 2020 at Sandy Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery by Bro. Ricky Malloy. The family will greet friends following the service at the graveside and on Thursday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the home, 1057 Rainey Road, Chesterfield, SC.

Mr. Adams was born January 26, 1942 in Morven, NC a son of the late Dudley Meriman and Violet Canary Lowry Adams. He was a retired employee of Dan River, Inc. and a former employee of Clark Fashions. Mr. Adams was a member of Sandy Plains United Methodist church. A true sports enthusiast, Robert watched all sports and especially enjoyed wrestling and NASCAR, and pulling for Kyle Busch. He also enjoyed deer hunting and was a member of the Jackson Road Hunting Club.

Mr. Adams was the last surviving member of his immediate family, and in addition to his parents, was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Johnny Adams and Gerald Adams; and great grandbaby, Ellie Adams.

Survivors include his children, Lisa Adams (Kevin Griggs) Johnson of Mt. Croghan, SC, and Robert “Lil Robert” (Tammy) Adams, Jr. of Chesterfield, SC; and their mother, Norma Gray Adams of Chesterfield, SC; grandchildren, Brittany Adams and Josh Adams of Chesterfield, SC; great grandchildren, Wyatt and Weston Adams; special friends, Troy & Kay Martin, and Jimmy Jordan all of Chesterfield, SC.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chesterfield County Foundation, P.O. Box 293, Chesterfield, SC 29709, or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105, or to Sandy Plains United Methodist Church, c/o James Phillips, 1591 Previtte Road, Morven, NC 28119.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC ( is serving the Adams family.

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Graveside Service

Friday, October 2, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm

Sandy Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery

1154 Cason Oldfield Rd, Morven, NC 28119

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