Lorenzo Doshay Adams was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 9, 1971. He was the son of Lorena Adams and William Gordan who predeceased him in death. Lorenzo unexpectedly passed at St Thomas Rutherford Hospital located in Murfreesboro, TN on Saturday, July 25, 2020.
Lorenzo (Zo) was educated in the Pittsburgh Public School System graduating from the acclaimed Schenley High School. In 1992, he attended Edinboro University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. On February 5, 1993, Zo was initiated into the Rho Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity in the United States established for men of African descent.
For over 28 years, Zo used his talents and skills to successfully impact the mortgage industry. Lorenzo was recently promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for First Community Mortgage (FCM) located in Murfreesboro, TN. Zo was deeply involved in spearheading community programs; establishing donations to provide comfort for children with cancer or contributing clothes, money and even offering respite care in the Forster Care System for children in need. During his recreational time, Zo considered himself to be a self-proclaimed grill master organizing chili and rib cook offs and if he was not cooking he was on his boat making wonderful family memories. In his boundless enthusiasm, he was known to pick the worst movies.
Over the years, Zo grew to love the LORD and served him until the day he died . Lorenzo faithfully served in church leadership as a deacon of Antioch Baptist Church located in Sewickley, PA. He and his family, continued to serve the LORD at Life Point Church located in Smyrna, TN.
He leaves to cherish precious memories his loving wife Melinda of Murfreesboro, TN. Even though their time together was not long, Zo had an ability to make life full and exciting for his family. He showed his love and heart by giving all of us enough love, laughter and happy memories to last a lifetime. He leaves to mourn his two great sons Trey and Travis Adams of Pittsburgh, PA., Kassidy and Aliyah Adams, his daughters chosen in love of Murfreesboro, TN. Lorenzo truly loved his united family and they loved him, his bonus children are Jordan (Karissa) Womack, Leonard Easterly, and Aysia Easterly. He truly loved spending quality time with his bonus grandchildren Lillian and Landen Womack. Zo had a unique and loving relationship with his brother Larry H. Adams (Gloria) of Virginia Beach, VA. Finally, he leaves to mourn a host of other family and friends.