Floyd D. Adams
January 30, 1936 ‒ May 04, 2012
LEXINGTON: Floyd D. Adams, age 76 of Lexington passed away Friday morning May 4, 2012 in Hospice House of Ashland following a long illness.
He was born January 30, 1936 in Columbus the son of Lewis Frederick and Anna Mae (Lewis) Adams.
Floyd served two years in the U.S. Army during peace-time. He was honorably discharged in 1957.
Floyd worked as a police officer in Ashley, and also as a salesman at Graham Ford in Mansfield. Most recently he worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart.
He was a talented woodworker building cabinets, picnic tables, crafts, and even operated his own personal woodworking shop. He also enjoyed fishing and baseball.
Floyd is survived by a step-daughter Deborah (Roy) Shonk of Ashley, three grandchildren Virginia “Ginger” (Hans Jones) Mayberry of Lexington, Orion Dale Wilde of Ashley, and Valerie (Rusty) Williams of Galion; a brother Don (Nancy) Adams of Mt. Vernon; along with numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Irene Strait, Richard, Harold, Walter, and Jerry Adams.
Friends may call Friday, May 11, 2012 from 5-7 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Following the visitation, military honors performed by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail will be held on the grounds of the funeral home.