|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1933|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 2012|
Donald E. Adams, Sr., 78, of Lafayette, died at 9:08 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at Seton Specialty Hospital.
Born on December 29, 1933, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Thomas Roy Adams, Sr. and Dorothy Alice Green Adams. He served with the U. S. Air Force from 1951-1953.
He married Marjorie Phillips on January 1, 1955, in Lafayette and she preceded him in death on May 3, 2008.
He was a heavy equipment operator for Fauber's/Milestone for 31 years and retired in 1996.
He was a member of American Legion Post 11, 40 and 8 and a lifetime member of the Eagle's Lodge. He enjoyed western movies & playing bingo. Mr. Adams was an avid Purdue basketball & Colts fan.
Surviving are his children: Donald Adams, Jr. (wife: Debra) of West Lafayette, Gary Adams, Sr. (wife: Kathy) of Otterbein, Cheryl Cadwallader, Victoria Adams & Penny Jo Adams all of Lafayette, 16 grandchildren & 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, 1 step-grandson, his son-in-law, Brad Cadwallader & a great niece, Dusty Adams.
Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday with a Memorial Service at 7 p.m. by the 40 & 8 at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Service at 10 a.m. Wednesday with interment at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Memorial contributions may be made to American Kidney Foundation.
--Published in the Journal & Courier on March 25, 2012.
Marjorie E. Phillips Adams (1937 - 2008)
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
Plot: Garden of All Faiths
Created by: Vonda J Dowell
Record added: Mar 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87419471