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Harold L Adams

February 26, 1936 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 84)


Harold L. Adams, 84, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois passed away peacefully Thursday, June 4, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Harold was born February 26, 1936 in Mt. Carmel, the son of Virgil and Cleates (Dill) Adams. He was a member of First Baptist Church and lifetime member of the Moose.

Those left to share his memory include his daughters, Jan L. Adams of Mt. Carmel and Angelina (Joe) Pechota of Adrian, Michigan; grandchildren, Mark T. Adams and Claire Pechota; sisters, Ruth H. Henson and Rose Lovellette.

Harold enjoyed spending time with family and friends and traveling to Mexico. He retired from Mt. Carmel Street Department as Superintendent after 30 years of service. He worked in the oil fields, owned and operated a grocery store. He enjoyed trail rides and was a licensed farrier.

Preceded in death by his parents, brother Fred Adams and sister Clara Seibert.

There will be a drive-through visitation at Short Funeral Home (enter off of Sixth Street) on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service and Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.

The family requests memorials can be made to Wabash County Senior Citizens or Wabash General Hospital Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and the cemetery.

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Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Harold’s family.


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Drive Through Visitation
June 9, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Short Funeral Home
527 N Mulberry Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

Graveside Service
June 9, 2020

1:00 PM
Highland Memorial Cemetery, College Drive, Mt. Carmel

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