John D. Adams

John D. Adams, 63, of Roanoke, IN, and formerly of Urbana, IN, died Saturday, April 20, 2019, at 9:10 p.m.
Mr. Adams graduated from Perry High School in Lima in 1973 and went on to graduate from Kentucky Christian College in Grayson, KY. He was an evangelist of the Church of Christ for 41 years, serving two churches in Ohio and Urbana. He was also maintenance superintendent for ADMC Enterprises for the past 10 years. He coached girls’ AAU basketball for 20 years, as well as middle school girls’ teams at Northfield and Southwood.

He was born May 17, 1955, in Lima, OH, to Dennis and Constance Brandon Adams. He married Peggy Russ on Nov. 16, 1979, and she survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Rebekah (Mike) Moorman, of LaFontaine, and Rachel (Brian) McMeeking, of Fort Wayne; and seven grandchildren, Shayleigh Moorman, McKenzie Moorman, Addie Mae Moorman, Cambryn McMeeking, Carsyn McMeeking, Caitryn McMeeking and Boston McMeeking.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Eli Moorman.

Calling is Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to noon at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A funeral service will follow immediately after at noon at the funeral home, with nephew Brad Mash and friend Jeremy Cook officiating.

Memorials are to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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