Lester L. “Buddy” Adams

Lester L. “Buddy” Adams

Birth
Orwin, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Jun 2007 (aged 72)
Hershey, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Muir, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Lester L. "Buddy" Adams, 72, of 711 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City, died Wednesday at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

Born in Orwin, April 26, 1935, he was a son of the late Earl and Ida Kohr Adams.

He was a carpenter retiring after 26 years with Local Union 287.

Buddy was an active member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reinerton, where he served on the church council for 26 years, and also served on the property committee. He also volunteered his time plowing snow for the church for many years.

He was also a member of the Orwin Gun Club, Williams Valley Senior Citizens and the Orwin Fire Company, where he served with the fire police for 47 years.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and gardening. He was an award winning trap shooter. He was looking forward to the birth of his first great-grandchild due next month.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn M. Weaver Adams, to whom he was married 53 years; a son, Lester Jr. "Buddy" and his wife, Yvonne, Tower City; a daughter, Susie M. Wharton and her husband, John, Delaware; four grandchildren, Jason Adams and his wife, Hollie, Brent Adams, Tiffany and Ryan Savidge; two sisters, Dolly Adams, Tower City and Cardy Shutt, Orwin; nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Homes Inc., with the Rev. Arthur Sonnenberg officiating. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 to 11 am at the chapel. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Muir. Memorial donations may be made to his church, 1931 Wiconisco St., Reinerton PA 17980 or Tower City EMS, P.O. Box 33, Tower City, PA 17980. To sign the guest book visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com



Published in Republican & Herald on June 14, 2007


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 135055180
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester L. “Buddy” Adams (26 Apr 1935–13 Jun 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 135055180, citing Fairview Cemetery, Muir, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Imhoff (contributor 47989265) .