Joey McAdams, 52, of Baytown was born February 7, 1956 in Franklin, LA and passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2008 in Baytown. He was a 1974 graduate of Ross S. Sterling High School. He was employed by JoHann Haltermann Custom Processing as a safety supervisor, where he coordinated safety instruction, including scheduling employees to go to the Texas A. & M. Fire School. He was very handy and enjoyed building things. He coached various sports teams that his children played on over the years and was known around town as "Coach Joey".
He was preceded in death by his father, Joe McAdams and is survived by his wife of 31 years, Toni McAdams of Baytown; son, Cory McAdams of Baytown; daughter, Lori McAdams of Austin; mother, Amy McAdams of Baytown; sister, Janelle McAdams Boudreaux of Baytown; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Bertha Priddy of Goliad; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Butch and Ruth Priddy of Seabrook; beloved dogs, Chloe, Gizmo, Molly and Hudson; and several nieces and nephews and friends.
His family will receive friends at Navarre Funeral Home Saturday, December 27, 2008 beginning at 1:00 p.m. and a funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Danny Biddy officiating. Burial will follow at San Jacinto Memorial Park.
Serving as pallbearers will be Matt Hickey, Raymond Priddy, Butch Priddy, Jimmy McHugh, Thomas Clayton and Josh Volking. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Boudreaux, James Manning and Chase Currie.
In lieu of usual remembrances, contributions may be made to Old River Baptist Church, 12948 FM 1409, Dayton, TX 77535 and/or The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, www.diabetes.org
To view the online obituary or to post a tribute for the family, go to www.navarrefuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown, TX, 77521 (281) 422-8111.