Gilbert A. Adams

August 18, 2012

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 County Hospice.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. 

Arrangements are in care of the Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan.

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 1995. 

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, N.Y.