Louis P. Adams, Jr. passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Marcelle Duffel Adams for 64 years. He is preceded in death by his mother, Gertrude D. Adams and his father, Louis P. Adams, Sr. Survived by his sons, Louis P. Adams, III (Janell) and Stephen G. Adams (Jean). Grandchildren, Angela A. Hymel, Louis E. Adams, Zachary Adams, Nathan Adams and Taylor Adams and 4 great grandchildren. He was born and raised in New Orleans and was a longtime Parishioner of St. Raphael Parish where he coached youth football, baseball, and was involved in scouting. A graduate of Holy Cross High School, retired employee of the U. S. Postal Service and a longtime Supervisory Committee member of the Post Office Credit Union. A World War II Veteran who received the Purple Heart for wounds sustained on Iwo Jima while assigned to the 4th Marine Division. A member and past officer of the VFW Post 3267 and American Legion Post 285.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Visitation and Funeral Mass at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Monday, November 8, 2010. Visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M. and will conclude with Mass in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 Noon. Interment with Military Honors will follow in St. Louis #3 Cemetery.