Brookneal…..Ralph Lee Adams, age 64 of 8207 Hat Creek Road, Brookneal died Friday, August 24, 2012 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born April 25, 1948 in Lynchburg, he was a son of Doris Brumfield Adams of Gretna and the late James Adams. He was a member Beulah Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and Sunday School Director. Following his retirement he worked at Home Depot. He was a Purple Heart Army Veteran of Vietnam; a member of American Legion Post 16 as well as a Life Member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Vietnam Veterans of America. Mr. Adams favorite past time was being with his grandchildren. In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife Faye Shipp Adams of the residence; one son, Tracey Adams and his wife, Jamie of Lynchburg; one daughter, Rhonda Adams Smith and her husband Bill of Greensboro, NC; four grandchildren, Jacob Smith, Jared Smith, Alexis Adams, and Meghan Adams; and brothers and sisters, Margaret Reynolds, Judy King, Frank Dolan, Wayne Dolan, Bennie Dolan, and Teenie Dolan. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Beulah Baptist Church by Rev. Shelby Royal. Burial with Military Honors by the Virginia National Guard Honor Guard will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Monday, August 27, 2012 at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and other times will be at the residence. Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.colbertmoran.com.