September 9, 2009
Monday, September 14, 2009 10:30am Somerford Cemetery
Monday, September 14, 2009 9:00 to 10:00am at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon
Thomas Adams Jr. 70 of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Wednesday, September 9,2009 in his residence. He was born November 23, 2009 in Mechanicsburg, the son of the late Thomas and Susie (Cordell) Adams.
Tom served his country proudly in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was a truck driver and farmer. He was a 34 year member of the American Legion Post 238 in Mechanicsburg and a life member of the DAV. Tom enjoyed taking care of his yard and working in his garden.
He is survived by his wife Edna L. (Cutlip) whom he married November 10, 1975, his brothers & sisters, Betty (Donald) Salyers of London, Judy (Jim) Carter of London, Nancy (Bob) Gahn of Phoenix, AZ, John David Adams of London & Bill (Sandy) Adams Cardington, OH, numerous nieces, nephews & cousins of several generations.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers & sisters, Ruth Travis, Mary Katherine Edwards, Charlie M. Adams, Donna Shoemaker, Charlotte Adams, George Michael “Mike” Adams and Harold Adams.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 14, 2009 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home Mechanicsburg. Graveside service will follow at 10:30 a.m. in Somerford Cemetery with Jack Purdy officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home 257 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044 to help offset funeral expenses. Condolence may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com