December 17, 2005
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 12/19/2005 15:00:00
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 12/20/2005 10:00:00
Richard R. “Bud” Adams, age 71, resident of Willard passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2005 at Fremont Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 1, 1934 to the late Carl Adams and Elizabeth (Risner) Senter and had been a resident of Willard all of his life. He was a member of the Owls Club in Plymouth, the Plymouth Legion, and a “Browns Backer”. He was a Navy veteran serving during peace time. He retired from Tenneco Automotive as a press operater after 35 years. He had a love for motocycles and antique cars. He completelly restored a 1959 Ford Galaxy as a retirement project. He was a avid sports fan of football and basketball. He held season tickets for Willard basketball for 30 years, the same seats; never missing a game. He was a past member of the Willard Eagles, a member of the Americian Legion in Willard and in Plymouth and a past union steward at Tenneco. He was a very loving person. He also was a very intellectual person, who read three newspapers a day. You could ask him anything about anything and he would have answer, or an opinion, to give.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Polly B. Adams, whom he wed on December 11, 1959; one daughter, Scarlett Adams and Robert Stidham of Flowermound, TX; one son, Mickey Adams of Willard; one step son, Paul and Wilma Neeley of Booneville, KY; one grandson, Blake Stidham of Flowermound, TX; two step granddaughters, Melissa Roberts and Kayla Neeley both of Booneville, KY; one step great grandson, Noah Roberts of Booneville, KY; and three sisters, Donna Bareiter of Wickenburg, AZ, Jeanie Michalski of Wickenburg, AZ and Shirley Holmes of Willard. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home on Monday from 3-7 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 10:00 AM on Tuesday with Reverend Patti Welch officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Memorial expressions can be made to Willard Salvation Army.