Obituary for Philip Keith Adams

“Heaven done called another blues-stringer back home…”

On August 11th, Philip Keith Adams, 55, passed away at his home, Adamsridge, after a valiant fight with cancer. He gave those around him much love and joy, touching the most people through his music. He knew how to light up your soul when he played his guitar and sang his rockin blues. Our loss is heaven’s gain.

Philip Keith Adams is survived by his wife, Lisa, his four children, Ryan, Tyler, Tifani & Cody, his parents, Philip & Norma, his brother, David and wife Myra, his nephews – Ben (Crystal) & Greg (Erin) and grand-nephew – Jackson. He also left behind his sister-in-laws, Barbara Adams and Laura (Michael) Gillespie and nephew, Ross, and numerous cousins and friends.

Keith loved his home and an open house will be held at Adamsridge on Saturday, August 20th from 5pm to 8pm. Friends and family will be welcome to share their memories.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, #405, Winchester, VA 22601. Their assistance through tough times was invaluable.

Arrangements are being handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville. To view the obituary or send condolences online, please visit