James E. Adams

April 27, 1957 ‒ August 20, 2001

Delaware, Ohio

James E. “Roach” ADAMS, age 44 of Delaware died unexpectedly Monday – August 20, 2001 at his home.

He was born on April 27, 1957 in Columbus to the late Herman Adams Sr. and Barbara A. Burdette Adams. Graduate of Johnstown High School, Class of 1975. Jim was a 14 year resident of Delaware and moved to Delaware County in 1975 from Licking County.

Jim worked the sales counter at Rusk Brothers Auto Recycling of Ashley for 26 years. He was a member of the NRA, a notary republic and enjoyed NASCAR races as well as hunting. He was a friend to everyone, always free and willing to lend a helping hand and was the light of his family. Jim enjoyed carpentry, especially building birdhouses.

Survived by his loving wife of 18 years: Barb Atkin Adams, Son: Matthew Adams of Delaware, Daughter: Mallory Adams of Delaware, Brothers: Herman Adam Jr. of Delaware, John Matthew Adams of Delaware, Sisters: Sharon (Ed) Cyrus of Laurens, SC, Violet (Dick) Carpenter of Galena, Jeannie (Al ) Harriett of Sunbury, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Friends may call Wednesday 5-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware, where funeral services will be held Thursday 11:00 a.m., Pastor Billie White officiating. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.