|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1933|
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 2009|
Adams, Ronald Wayne
Ronald Wayne Adams, 75, of Terre Haute, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, in Meadows Manor North Retirement and Convalescent Center. He was born June 21, 1933, in Terre Haute, to Harry J. Adams and Esther Simpson Adams.
Survivors include his former wife, Barbara Kleiser Adams; two daughters, Paula Adams Metheny and her husband Steve,
and Carolyn Adams Burns and her husband Paul, all of Terre Haute; two sons, Jeffrey Wayne Adams and his wife Nancy of Petersburg and John Clark Adams and his wife Ramona of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, Corey and Alina Adams, Megan M. Miller and her husband, Matthew, Mark and Mallory Metheny, Matthew, Christopher and Lauren Vidal; and a great-grandson, Aiden Miller. He also is survived by several cousins.
Ronald graduated from Indiana University in 1955, and was a member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He was owner and general manager of Adams Pontiac-Datsun, Inc., and later was owner and operator of The Box Shoppe. He was a lifelong active member of Central Presbyterian Church, where he served on the boards of the Trustees, the Deacons and Session, as well as serving as treasurer for many years. His community service included past board member and chairman of Wabash Valley Chapter of the Red Cross, past board member of the Salvation Army, past board member of the Chamber of Commerce, and was a volunteer for the Boy Scouts, Junior Achievement, United Way, Indiana State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, in Callahan and Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th Street, with the Rev. Lant Davis officiating. Private burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. today, Jan. 18, 2009.
The family kindly requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Wabash Valley Community Foundation, 2901 Ohio Blvd., Suite 153, Terre Haute, IN 47803.
Harry James Adams (1903 - 1998)
Esther S. Simpson Adams (1903 - 1965)
Roselawn Memorial Park
Created by: Sharon Benefiel Palmer
Record added: Nov 29, 2011
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