Joe Adams, an employee of Tarver Distributing, has punched his retirement card after 35 years. Adams started with Tarver Distributing on April 23, 1979, as a driver-salesman. Through those 35 years, he moved up in the ranks, filling several positions such as supervisor and warehouse IP manager, retail sales manager, and lastly, as sales execution coordinator. Adams was a very valued employee with Tarver Distributing and will be dearly missed, company representatives said. His retirement was celebrated March 27. From left are Ross Tarver and Adams.