Greenville, South Carolina
William Othello Adams Sr.
William Othello "WO" Adams, Sr. of Abbeville, SC died August 21, 2021 at the age of 97. Born October 5, 1923 in Kirksey, South Carolina, he was a son of the late Julian Othello and Leila Johnson Adams. WO graduated from Class 144 US Army Parachute School in Ft. Benning, GA followed by a tour of duty in Europe. He served in World War II, a Paratrooper in the 325th Glider Infantry. He completed his tour of duty in Ft. Bragg, NC as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. WO was later employed by Seaboard Airline Railroad/CSX as a conductor and retired after 38 years. WO enjoyed gardening, raising goats and telling stories of his many adventures. He had a lifelong love of macaroni pie, extremely...