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Forrest T. “Sonny Speed” Adams, Sr. Obituary

Obit- F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home

Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2019, at F. D. Mason memorial Funeral Home, Inc., for Mr. Forrest T. “Sonny Speed” Adams Sr., 75, who departed this life Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at his home.

Forrest was born March 27, 1943, in Youngstown, a son to the late Forrest and Mary P. Echols Allen Adams.

He was employed by Firestone Tire and retired from General Motors.

He was a member of the Afro Dogs and MC Motorcycle clubs.

He enjoyed working on cars, racing cars and watching WWF Wrestling and watching western movies.

“Sonny Speed” leaves his mother; children, Anita “Niecy” Gibson, Crystal Adams, Carmella (Patrick) Hymes, Forrest T. Adams, Jr. and Thomas F. Adams; stepson, Kevin (Jennifer) Dunn;, his aunt, Catherine Williams; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a Godbrother, Leroy “Bobby” Cosby and a host of other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father; his stepfather, Louis Allen who reared him; grandparents and his special granddaughter, Nicole Monique Adams, his best friend that meant the world to him.

Arrangements handled by F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

A television tribute will air Friday, April 5 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.

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