Bishop Benjamin Adamson, Jr.

Sunrise: August 28, 1944

Sunset: May 8, 2023

Bishop Benjamin Adamson, Jr. D.D., 78, went to be with the Lord Monday, May 8, 2023.  He passed away peacefully in his home.  

Bishop Benjamin Adamson, Jr. D.D. was born August 28, 1944 to the late Mary Elizabeth and Reverend Benjamin Adamson, Sr.  

He was predeceased in death by two daughters, Benita Hawkins and Benee’ Adamson and two brothers Alvin Adamson and Caesar Adamson.  

Left to cherish his memory is his devoted son Benjamin Adamson III (Angelia) of Rocky Mount, Virginia, four devoted brothers, Elder James Adamson, Sr. (Janice) of Triangle, Virginia, Dennis Lee Adamson (Miranda) of Atlanta, Georgia, Carlton Adamson of Portsmouth, Virginia, Steven Adamson of Culpepper, Virginia, three loving sisters, Beryl Edmonds (Paul) of Chesapeake, Virginia, Freda Ferebee (John) of Atlanta, Georgia and Vanessa Smith (David) of Hampton, Virginia, four grandchildren Derek Adamson, Cherelle Boone, Richard Hawkins and Emanuel Hawkins, aunts, uncles, neices, nephews, friends and a special Sister in law, Reverend Rita Adamson.

Bishop Benjamin Adamson, Jr. D.D. was a graduate of Crestwood High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. He also attended Norfolk State University.  He retired from Virginia Chemicals, Incorporated in 1984 with 20 years service.  He had 42 years of broadcasting on WPCE 1400 AM.  In July of 1977 he founded Trinity Temple Church. He received his Doctorate of Divinity Degree from Trinity Missions University in 1997.  On October 6, 2001 God elevated him and he was consecrated and installed to the sacred office of Bishop of Trinity Temple Church.

Viewing Friday, May 19, 2023 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Celebration of Life Saturday, May 20, 2023 11:00am Trinity Temple Church 2430 Graham St Portsmouth, VA 23704 Laid To Rest Meadowbrook Memorial and Cremation Gardens 4569 Shoulders Hill Road Suffolk, VA 23435

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    Lisa Edwards says

    Our sincere condolences to Mr. Ben’s son, family, friends, and loved ones. Raymond and I were blessed to be his neighbors for three years. His kindness will always be remembered. Whenever he mowed his lawn, he mowed our front lawn as well and would not allow us to pay him. We hope to pay it forward and show kindness to others as he did to us. His light shined brightly on earth and his reward is in heaven. He was a very humble servant leader and we believe God is well pleased. Love, Raymond & Lisa Edwards

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    Pastor Kelvin Johnson and Hosanna Christian Fellowship says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Addison family and Trinity Temple Church family. Bishop was a wonderful mentor and friend in ministry. We shared great years of fellowship between the two churches. Rest well from your labour Bishop and thank you for staying faithful to the call!!

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    Lillie M Green says

    Praying for the family in Jesus Name. I remember him and his mother, and father, siblings from Holy Trinity Church many years ago.

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    Antoinette Tyler/Puddin' says

    To DJ and family. Sorry to hear of the loss of your uncle 😞… He was very special to me and my family. I’m greatful to have known you and for introducing me to him and his brother so many moon’s ago out Brighton in Portsmouth, VA. LoL Again, sorry for your loss. Puddin’
    Blessings God Will

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