He was born Sept. 18, 1925 in Delaware County to Clarence and Edna Davenport Adams.
He proudly served his country in the Navy in World War II. He was a retired employee of Delaware Hardware, Ranco, and Dublin Building Systems.
He was a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge, VFW, and Eagles Lodge.
He is survived by two daughters, Pamela Ulery and Peggy (David Stewart) Kuhn; six grandchildren, Steven A. Morris Jr., Christopher L. (Lynette) Adams, Jason Kuhn, Stacey A. (David) Mayse, Justin A. (Jodi) Kuhn, and Adam “Jacob” Sams; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, William R. (Phyllis); and special friend, Joyce Hill.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace; one son, Phillip; son-in-law, Walter Ulery Jr.; one sister, Naomi Reeder.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the Robinson Funeral Home, 32 W. Winter St., Delaware, where a Masonic Service will be held at 7 p.m.
Initiated in Hiram Lodge 01/09/1951, fellowcraft 02/13/1951, Master Mason 03/20/1951, received his 65 yr award last year.
The funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Wallace White officiating. Burial will follow the service in Fairview Memorial Park where full military honors will be presented by the Delaware County Veterans Association.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories shared online at www.RobinsonFuneralHomeInc.com.