Robert Louis McAdams

August 25, 1931 ‒ March 14, 2013

Powell, Ohio

Robert Louis McAdams, 81 1/2, of Powell passed away Thursday morning March 14, 2013 at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton.

He was born August 25, 1931 in Franklin County to Samuel Edward and Mary Elizabeth (Gemmell) McAdams.

He served his country as a member of the United States Air Force from 1951 until his retirement in 1974 which also included 2 years in the Ohio National Guard. He was a member of the Bellpoint United Methodist Church and occasionally attended the Grace United Methodist Church, both of Delaware. He was a life member of the VFW Post #2398 of Worthington and the Air Force Sergeants Association. He was also a member of the Delaware County Farm Bureau who enjoyed farming, being outside, tinkering with things mechanically, walking, riding bicycle, and talking with people.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Marilyn A. (Hermes); son, Richard (Cindy) of Altus, Oklahoma; daughter, Elizabeth McAdams of Powell; 5 grandchildren, Alexie, Thomas, Carlie, Sarah, and Rebecca; sister, Kathryn Crabbe of Galloway; 9 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday March 19th from 5 – 8 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware and where funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 20th at 11:00 am with Rev. Paul McCullough and Rev. David Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery with members from the VFW Post #2398 of Worthington and members of the United States Air Force performing military honors at graveside.

Contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the Bellpoint UMC, 4771 State Route 257 S, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or to the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 South Waverly Road, Eaton Rapids, Michigan 48827.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

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