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 William Edmund “Bill” Adams

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William Edmund “Bill” Adams

  • Birth 7 Jul 1930 Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 18 May 1986 Derby, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Derby, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Add. 2, Block 3, Lot 6, Space 36
  • Memorial ID 9750680

Bill was born in Newcomerstown, Ohio to Erwin R. Adams and Margret Boyer. His mother died young and Bill and his brother Francis were raised by their Uncle Francis Boyer (brother of their mother), in Coshocton County, Ohio. After graduation from Plainfield High School, Bill joined the US Navy where he served as a male nurse. He met his wife when he was in the service and they settled in Derby, Kansas where they raised 5 children. He retired after 20 years in the Navy. Bill was in the process of developing a cane for the blind which could send a signal to the user about obstructions in their path. Bill married Loretto J. Johnson on Sept. 4, 1954 in Orange County, California.

His brother Earl Francis Adams left Ohio around 1956 and lived in Phoenix, AZ where he got married. After he retired he moved to PA and died there in 1999


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  • Maintained by: Sherlock
  • Originally Created by: Kyle
  • Added: 4 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9750680
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Edmund “Bill” Adams (7 Jul 1930–18 May 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9750680, citing El Paso Cemetery, Derby, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Sherlock (contributor 47426049) .