Son of John P. & Barbara (Edwards) Adams. Married to Betty Jean Malone on 5-23-1954 at Merriman, NE. Korean Conflict Veteran - US Navy. HE graduated from Kearney State College and taught at Ansley High School for seven years. They then moved to Grand Island, where he taught at Northwest High School. He was a coach for track and basketball and umpired Little League and American Legion baseball. Both he and his wife died in an auto accident near Wood River, NE.