William D. Adams

Date of Passing:

June 14, 2023

Adams, William D. “Billy”, 68, of Luray Street, Riverside, died peacefully on June 14, 2023 at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center, Boston.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Alan and Anna Mae (Sullivan) Adams, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Mr. Adams was the owner-operator of Adams Painting Company for 40 years.

William was a member of the Riverside Sportsman Club, the East Providence Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Boynton Beach American Legion Post.

He enjoyed golfing, boating and swimming.

Mr. Adams was a United States Army Veteran.

He is survived by two sons, Alan Q. Adams of Riverside and William D. Adams of Riverside; three grandchildren, Alyssa Lynn Adams, Brenna Lee Adams and Zoey May Adams; three sisters, Alana Simmons of Riverside, Donna Estrella of North Carolina and Caroline Greene of East Providence. He was the brother of the late Alan Adams, Ann Parton and Diane Alden.

His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday June 24, 2023 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 2 p.m. Calling Hours are from 12 p.m. -2 p.m.

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  2. I have lost a true friend! Billy you have created a wonderful and beautiful family. You were there for me as my friend and put me in my place when I screwed up
    which was often!!Thank you for sharing your love and kindness and I will always have you in my heart ♥ forever!! I LOVE YOU BILLY……

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Adams. Billy will be sadly missed. The best neighbor anyone could ever ask for. Rest On Billy. The Williams

  4. Our sincere condolences to the entire Adams family ❤️

  5. So sorry for the loss of Billy, My condolences to the Adam’s family.

  6. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of William. Our family offers most sincere condolences during this difficult time.

  7. Our Hearts and Prayers go out to the Adams family for your loss, Billy will truly be missed 🙏💔🙏

  8. My deepest condolences to family and friends, prayers to all who knew him, he was a good man, RIP billy 🙏

  9. Sorry to hear about Bill. Condolences to the family

  10. RIP Billy

  11. So very sorry for your loss. Death is such an enemy. We can all look forward to this promise from our Heavenly Father: John 5:28 – Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out…..

  12. I am sad to read of the passing of Billy, He was a good guy and solid family man. My sincere condolences to the entire Adam’s family. May he rest in peace.

  13. My sincere condolences to the Adams family.

  14. I Will Always Miss Your Laugh Your Kindness Too All People Who Came In Contact With.i Was Shocked and Saddened By Your Loss. Your With Your Brother Louie Again. You and Louie Roderick Were The Real O.G. Of Riverside. It Won’t be The Same Anymore. My Condolences To Billy Jr. And Quinn Adams . And All The Grandchildren. You Will Be Sadly Missed. And Always Loved.

  15. Sadden to hear of Billy’s passing. He was one of the nicest and most generous people that I have met. He was a true legend and will be missed.

  16. So sorry for your loss. Billy was a very kind and helpful person.I know he will be missed.

  17. To all of Billy’s Family,

    So sorry to hear of Billy’s passing. Sad.
    Thinking and praying for all of you during this difficult time.
    May God bless you all.

  18. My deepest condolences. I will always remember his kindness, laughter, caring and zest for life. If Billy was there, fun was to be had. May fond memories comfort you. Cheers to a life well lived. RIP Billy.

  19. My sincere condolences to Billie’s family and friends.

  20. To all of the Adams family , my condolences to all you . May Billy RIP 🙏

  21. To the Adams family so sorry for your loss

  22. My sincere condolences to Billy’s family. May he RIP he will be missed by all who knew him.

  23. Adam Family my condolences for the loss of your Father, Brother, and Grandfather Billy. My prays go out to all of you. May he rest in Peace.

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