Robert Adams, age 91, of Muncie, IN, died August 2, 2013, in Muncie, IN. Mr. Adams was a retired school teacher. Graduated from Fairmount High School in 1941. Received his Bachelor Science Degree in Agriculture from Purdue University and his Master's in Special Education from Ball State University. Robert was te first to introduce Special Education Programs to Mississinewa High School and J. C. Knight Elemetary School. He volunteered to help students get their G.E.D. through the Dropout Program in Ft. Wayne, IN Assisted low income families in education pursuits at Anderson, IN.
He was involve in 4-H and Future Farmers of America. From 1976 to 1982 he was a short story writer for the Fairmount News-Sun. Active member of the Back Creek Friends, Fairmount, IN and First Friends Church, Marion, IN
Born September 16, 1922 to the late Emery Curtis and Dora E. (Wilson) Adams at Fairmount, IN
Married Dorothy (Ratliff) Adams July 25, 1948 at the Back Creek Friends Church, she preceded in death January 17, 1991.
Four Daughters: Shelly Cummins, Selma, IN Etta (Mick) Alexander, Muncie, IN Lynn (Brock) Adams-Landon, Englewood, CO Diane (Walt) Akert, Leicester, North Carolina
One Brother: Milford Adams, Fairmount, IN
2 Grandchildren: Simile (Michael) Miller and Austin (Leah) Alexander 5 Great Grandchildren: Coen, Brooklyn, Nolan, Jessica, and Alara
Preceded in death by a Sister; Jane Hall, Brother, Jay Adams and Son-in-law; J. A. Cummins.
Funeral service August 9, 2013 at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, IN with Pastor John Clark officatiing. . Interment will be at Park Cemetery, Fairmount, IN