|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1930|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 2012|
John F. Adams, 82, of Edenburg, Windsor Twp., died Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp., Lehigh Co., where he was a patient since April 8.
He was the husband of (Living) Adams. They were married on Nov. 16, 1957 and celebrated 54 years of marriage.
Born in West Reading, he was the son of the late John Q. and Ellen R. (Kauffman) Adams.
He was a 1947 graduate of Hamburg High School. John was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He worked for 31 1/2 years for E. S. Savage, Hamburg. He then worked for 12 years for Glen-Gery Brick Corporation, Perry Twp., and last worked for 17 years for R. S. Snyder, New Tripoli, until his retirement.
John was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hamburg, where he was a former member of church council. He was also a board member of St. John's Cemetery Company.
In 1965, John was named Outstanding Young Man of America from the Pennsylvania Jaycees. For 40 years, he drove the King Frost float for the Hamburg Jaycees King Frost Parade. He was a life member of Union Fire Company of Hamburg and beneficial association; a life member of Behler-Hein 637 American Legion; and a member of Wagner-Good Post 216 V.F.W., Hamburg.
John was a charter member of the Hamburg Lions Club. He was a tax collector for Windsor Twp. for 28 years. John received a safe driving award for driving more than two million miles without an accident.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters,
and two grandsons.
John was predeceased by a sister, Anna (Adams) Miller.
Burial with military honors will be in St. John's Cemetery, Hamburg.
Published in Reading Eagle on April 19, 2012
John Quincy Adams (1896 - 1949)
Ellen R. Kauffman Adams (1902 - 1957)
Ray William Adams (1927 - 1927)*
John F. Adams (1930 - 2012)
Saint Johns Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 18, 2012
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