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Floyd Smith Adams
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1932
Allen County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 2012
Allen County
Ohio, USA


Floyd Smith Adams, 80, passed away at his home on Sept. 11, 2012.

He was born June 16, 1932, to Ernest and Mary Adams, who preceded him in death.

Sister Alicea and sister, Eloise (Bob) Buettner, also preceded him in death.

He graduated from Gomer High School in 1950. ON Aug. 27, 1955, he married Rachel Madeline Hefner. They had a daughter, Nancy (Steve) Grannis, of Pleasant Hill, Calif., and a son, Steve Adams of Elida. Other survivors include a brother, Glen (Nancy) Adams, of Gomer; and a sister, Norma (Glen) Hayes, of Lima.

Floyd and his brother, Glen, bought Foust Radiator Co., Lima, in 1964. After Glen retired, Floyd ran the business with his son Steve, who continues to operate the business. Floyd was a volunteer firefighter with the Elida Community Fire Department for 38 years, beginning in 1956. He served as the fire chief from 1963 to 1978. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church on Lakewood Avenue, Lima, where he had served as a trustee.

Hew had two stepdaughters, Darlyn Hefner (Larry) Borg, of Lima, and Monica Hefner (Dana) Andjus, of Westlford, Mass., who both preceded him in death.

Other survivors include four grandsons, Scott (Amy) Borg, of Connecticut, Mike (Sherri) Andjus of California, Matthew (Katie) Andjus of Massachusetts, and Kurt (Michelle) Andjus, of Massachusetts; the grandson, Doug (Danielle0 Adams, of Indiana, and Zach and Mitchell Grannis, of California, and a granddaughter, Mallory Adams of Michigan. He also had eight great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Chiles-Laman Funeral Home, Shawnee Chapel, from 2 to 4 and to 8 p.m. Friday. Friends and patrons may also pay their respects one hour prior to services at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Lakewood Avenue, which will be held at 10 a.m. Pastor Matthew Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in Lafayette Jackson Cemetery, Lafayette.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Condolences may be expressed at
THE LIMA NEWS obituary, Lima, Oh., Thu., 13 Sep. 2012 A.D. 
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  Rachel Madeline Fisher Adams (1922 - 2017)*
*Calculated relationship
Lafayette Cemetery
Allen County
Ohio, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.76227, -83.95388
Created by: William Ream
Record added: Jan 23, 2013
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Floyd Smith Adams
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