Obituary for Billy J "Bill" Adams

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Billy J "Bill" Adams

April 19, 1936 - August 19, 2014

Bill J. Adams, age 78 passed away Tuesday afternoon, August 19, 2014 at the IU Health Morgan Hospital in Martinsville. He was a resident of Morgantown and a former resident of Indianapolis.

Bill was born and raised in Crofton, KY on April 19, 1936 to his parents, the late Jesse and Gertrude (Moore) Adams. He married Carolyn S. (Carrico) Adams on November 23, 1955 in Indianapolis. She lovingly survives after 58 years of marriage.

Bill retired in 1994 as a Dock Supervisor and Dispatcher with Roadway Express in Indianapolis after 25 years of service. He was a former member of the Teamsters Union Local 135 and a former Volunteer Fireman and Assistant Chief for the Bunker Hill Fire Department in Indianapolis. After retirement, he servedon the Morgantown Planning and Zoning Commission, Morgantown Town Board and the Morgantown Senior Center Board, where he was an active member as well. Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed wintering in Labelle, FL with his wife.

He is survived by his wife; children: Mark Adams of Bargersville, Tonya (Jack) Jones of Trafalgar and Donna (Jerry) Schmidt of Shoals. He will be remembered by his brother: Jim Adams of Ocala, FL; daughter in law: Cindy J. Adams of Edinburgh; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Bill was preceded in death by a son: Michael Adams on July 10, 2012.

The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a funeral service on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Bill to the Morgantown Senior Center, PO Box 542, Morgantown, IN 46160.

Condolences to the Adams family can be made at Info. 812-597-4670


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Born: April 19, 1936
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Rod & Joan Cavaliere posted on 1/1/00

Our most sincere sympathy as well as our prayers & thoughts are with you , Carolyn & you family. Bill was a special man with an infectious smile. We have lost a great Aqua Isles family member. With love Rod & Joan


BARBARA AFFLERBACH posted on 1/1/00

Caroline ... I am so sorry for your loss of Bill ... I miss the good old days at the Senior Center ... Here's a BIG hug from me ... I'll be thinking about you at this time.


Rosalie Hartwick posted on 1/1/00

Donna, I am very sorry for your loss and I know that you will miss him. You are in my thoughts during this difficult time. Sincerely, Rosalie