Obituary of Wayne McAdams
Elzie "Wayne" McAdams of Oakhurst, CA passed away peacefully Sunday morning on March 14, 2021 with his family by his side. Wayne was born in San Bernadino, CA on May 31, 1938 to Elzie Polk and Ellie Lee McAdams (Butler). Wayne served in the United States Air Force from 1956-1960. While stationed in England he met and married the love of his life Phyllis. Wayne and Phyllis moved back to Los Angeles, CA in 1960 later moving to Boulder Creek & Felton to raise their family while Wayne worked for the US Government Department of Defense. In 1986 Wayne & Phyllis transferred to St. Mary's, GA where Wayne worked as Division Director of Quality Assurance SWFLANT, they resided there until 2001 when they moved back California settling in the Oakhurst area.
Wayne loved being with his family, golfing with his buddies, camping in the Monaco and traveling cross country. He loved working around the property and driving his tractor with his faithful companions Prissy & later Cassie riding in the milk crate basket beside him.
Wayne is preceded in death by his parents Elzie (Pop) and Ellie and daughter Terri.
Wayne is survived by Phyllis, his wife of 62 years, daughter Tamra Cash (Mike), son Steven McAdams (Sherry) granddaughters Brianna Hinchman (Ryan), Lindsey Robles(Daniel) and Christyna Biddle, grandsons Gregory McAdams and Jesse McAdams (Samantha) great grandchildren Taylor & Kennedy Hinchman, Claire, Emma and Sophia Robles and Wyatt and Warren McAdams.
Wayne was a man of faith and loved our Lord and Savior, his wife and his family. He may be gone but will never be forgotten.....he will forever live in our hearts.
Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM with Services from 12:00-1:00 at Benita & Azzaro Pacific Garden Chapel
1050 Cayuga Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, Graveside services will follow at the Felton Cemetery at 2:00 PM