William Shane “Grasshopper” Adams

Published 4:42 pm Thursday, June 23, 2022

William Shane “Grasshopper” Adams, 34, Butler, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022. He was born July 4, 1987 in Elizabethton.
William was a graduate of Hampton High School and had worked in landscapping in earlier years. He loved people and loved helping them anyway he could. He attended Piercetown Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Margie Greer, and his paternal grandparents, James and Wilma Guy.
Survivors include his mother, Debra Proffitt Adams; his father, Chris Guy and friend Jamie; three sisters, Brittney Guy, Amanda Kimberlin and Vickie Holmes; two brothers, Chris Guy Jr. and Josh Guy; his maternal grandfather, Marvin Proffitt; his aunts, Carolyn Presnell and Dorothy Keller; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his four-legged companion, “Remi.”
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, at Memorial Funeral Chapel. Music will be provided by Torainna Hensley and Nyoka Markland. The graveside service and interment will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, will be Dustin Greene, Austin Harper, Dean Campbell, Ray Potter, Brian Campbell, Sam McEwen and Eric Matherly. Honorary pallbearers will be Isaiah Brown, John McEwen and Chris Reece. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Adams family.

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