Gary Hoyt Adams Sr.

February 5, 1945 ~ June 19, 2020 (age 75)



Mr. Gary Hoyt Adams Sr., 75, of Tifton, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at his residence.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Adams was born February 5, 1945 in Tift County to the late Hoyt Adams and Irene Felts Adams. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church and a sales supervisor for a chemical company. He had lived in the Tifton – Omega area all of his life. Gary graduated from Tift County High School in 1963 then attended the University of Georgia on a football scholarship. He played defensive end for the Ga. Bulldogs during his years at the University of Georgia. Mr. Adams was an avid golfer and loved to fish. He loved to be at the beach and spending time with his family. He was a loving and caring man.

Mr. Adams is survived by his wife, Gail Pittard Adams of Tifton; four daughters and son-in-law, Dena and Michael Hawkins of Dacula, Ga., Elizabeth Perrilloux of Tifton, Rhonda Perrilloux of Corpus Christi, Tx., and Rebecca Collins of Lexington, Ky.; one son and daughter-in-law, Gary Hoyt “Bo” Adams, Jr., and Jennifer of Hoschton, Ga.,; thirteen grandchildren and twenty-nine great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2402 Tift Avenue North Suite 102, Tifton, Ga. 31794.

Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements. 

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