|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1926|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 2005|
Robert V. Adams, 79, of P.O. Box 54, Oak Ridge, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at McKinley Health Center, Brookville.
Born Aug. 25, 1926, in Oak Ridge, Redbank Township, Armstrong County, he was a son of Samuel A 1878-1956 and Hattie Bish Adams, daughter of George Washington Bish and Rebecca Matilda 'Tillie' Orr. Bob was the last of his immediate family.
Siblings of Bob:
Agnes Adams m __ Shaffer
Alberta m __ Evans
Bessie m __McGuire
Elsie m __Neiwswonger
Mary m ___Shick
Ruby m ___ Galbraith
He was married April 9, 1955, to the former Ruth Magness, who preceded him in death Nov. 16, 1995.
Mr. Adams was employed as a coal miner by Reesedale Mines. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Oakdale Church of the Brethren.
Surviving are three children, Samuel Adams Sr. and his wife, Susan, of P.O. Box 36, Distant, Roger Adams of Shippenville and Judy Ishman and her husband, Jim, of 2537 Brookville St., Fairmount City.
Survivors also include six grandchildren and their spouses, Samuel Jr. and Beth Adams, Nicholas and Marta Adams, James Jr. and Beth Ishman, Jason and Maria Ishman, Alicia and Shawn Hetrick and Amanda and Matthew Wyant.
Also surviving are 10 great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Eileen Adams.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and James Adams; and six sisters, Alberta Evans, Elsie Neiswonger, Mary Shick, Bessie McGuire, Ruby Galbraith and Agnes Shaffer.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the Alcorn Funeral Home, 4065 Brookville St., Hawthorn.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Oakdale Church of the Brethren with pastor Cathy Adams officiating.
Interment will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Mahoning Township, Armstrong County.
Samuel Alexander Adams (1878 - 1956)
Hattie Bish Adams (1884 - 1954)
Ruth E Magness Adams (1925 - 1995)*
Agnes R. Adams Shaffer (1900 - 1979)**
Robert V Adams (1926 - 2005)
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