Jay Adams, 45

NEWELL-Jay “Butchie” Adams, 45, of Newell, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014.

Born Jan. 12, 1969, in Sayre, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Jay and Linda (Hand) Adams of Newell.

Butchie graduated from Oak Glen High School. He was a CWI for the Babcock and Wilcox Company and a Boilermaker out of Local 154. Butchie was an avid sportsman; he belonged to the Halls Hunting and Fishing Sportsman Club, Midland Sportsman Club and the Wyandot Sportsman Club.

He was preceded in death by a maternal grandfather, Thomas Hand and his paternal grandmother, Margaret Adams.

In addition to his parents, surviving are his wife, Jessica (White) Adams of Newell; five sons, Joshua, Justin, Jared, Jacob and Jeremy Adams of Newell; a grandson, Jayden Adams of Newell; a sister, Kathleen (Frank) Bragg of Newell; two brothers, Steven (Nicole) Adams of Delaware and Mike Brennan of Newell; maternal grandmother, Virginia Hand of New York; paternal grandparents, C. George and Mary Lou Adams of Pennsylvania; nieces and nephews, Kelly Rae Ates, Derek Bragg, Chelsea Bragg and Dylan Adams; and a dear friend, Kevin Kandt.

Visitation will be held at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, WV, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, from 1-3 and 5- 7 p.m., with a funeral service at 7 p.m.