John Adams

John Ernest Adams

1932 - 2020

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John Ernest Adams John E. “Hog Wild West” Adams, age 88, of Fairview Twp., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, July 12, 2020. He was born on March 14, 1932, in Great Barrington, MA, the son of the late Alton W. and Maisie Betterley Adams. He grew up in Bedford, MA and graduated from high school in Lexington, MA and received a degree from Tilton Prep School in NH. John was in the US Army for 22 years doing tours in Europe, Korea, Vietnam, and worked at Ft. Dix, Ft. Bliss and the Nikie Missile Site in CT. John was a member of Sterrettania Alliance Church, a life-time member of VFW Post 740, and AM Legion Post 773. He enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, loved hockey, and played Minor League baseball for the Boston and Milwaukee Braves. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Betty L. Fenoff Adams in 1993, one son, James Adams, one brother Verne Adams, and one sister Jane Mack He is survived by his children: John Lyons (Joyce) of MA, Roxanne Parlet of AR, Julie Muscella (Ernie) of Millcreek, Paul Adams of TN, sister-in-law Polly Adams of CA, 12 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 4216 Sterrettania Rd. on Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 4 p.m. until time of Funeral Service there at 7 p.m. Private interment at Sterrettania Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sterrettania Alliance Church, 6750 West Rd., McKean, PA 16426 or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202
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