CROGHAN, N.Y. ó Gilbert
A. Adams, 72, Long Pond Road, died Friday morning, Aug. 17,
at his home while under the care of his friends and Lewis
There will be no funeral or
Arrangements are in care of the Adirondack Funeral Home,
Born Aug. 1, 1940, in Lowville, he was adopted by Maynard
and Dorothy Bush Adams. He graduated from Father Leo
Memorial School in Croghan.
He served in the US Navy for three years after high school.
He owned and operated the
Buckhorn Tavern in Croghan for 24 years, retiring in
He was a charter member of the Long Pond Snowsled Club, a
charter member of the Jakeís Pond Hunting Club, a member
of the Deer Pond Hunting Club, president of the Lewis County
Sportsmanís Club for 12 years, president of the
Harrisville Rod and Gun Club for the past seven years, and fish
chairman of Lewis County for 38 years.
He was a member of Lowville VFW, the Croghan American Legion
and the Lowville Elks.
He was an avid hunter and
fisherman and a Black Label connoisseur.
He was a wonderful storyteller and a dear friend to many.
Information provided by
Adirondack Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown,