Beloved Charlotte firefighter laid to rest after long battle with illness

Beloved Charlotte firefighter laid to rest after long battle with illness

Earl Adams Jr.

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — The firefighting community joined family and friends of Early Adams Jr. Wednesday as the Charlotte firefighter was laid to rest following a long illness.

A procession for the 52-year-old took place after his noon funeral, and the motorcade traveled up Beatties Ford Road to Beatties Ford Memorial Gardens in Huntersville.

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The Charlotte Fire Department said Adams was loved by his colleagues and the Charlotte community.