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Richard L Adams
March 20, 1942 ~ August 2, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Richard L. Adams, 81, Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away peacefully August 2, 2023, at Linda White Hospice in Evansville, Indiana, surround by his loving family.
Services will be held Saturday, August 5, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Short-Cunningham Funeral Home, with Tony Hodgson officiating. A burial will be held following the service at Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 5, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The family requests you dress casually for the service and visitation.
Richard was born to the late Alfred and Mildred (Hall) Adams on March 20, 1942. He was married to Ada Conrad on March 5, 1962, in Mount Carmel, Illinois and she preceded him in death. To this union three children were born: Robin (Rob) Dean of Mount Carmel, Illinois, Rayna (Steve) Hurst of Marion, Illinois, and Rick (Stephanie) Adams of Owensville, Indiana. Also surviving are his three siblings: Janet (Rick) Oliver of Mount Carmel, Illinois, Charles (Barbara) Adams of Mount Carmel, Illinois, and Brenda Hargrave of Mount Carmel, Illinois. His nine grandchildren: Whitney (Cheryl) Endres, Jerod Roberts, Tabitha (John Caddell) Hurst, Jenna (Bryant) Harsy, Stephanie (Justin) McRoy, Michael (Katie) Dean, Allison (Phil) St. Germain, Jackson Adams, and Emily Adams. Also, his sixteen great-grandchildren: Rilyn, Emmersyn, Bennett, Ella, Evie, Leighton, Ryder, Ty, Alayna, Vincent, Olivia, Aubrey, Mason, Taryn, Levi, and Bode. His special nephews: RJ Adams, Tristan Carwile, and Raiden Griffin. Preceded in death by his parents, sister Lois Holcomb, brothers Roy Adams and Alfred “Gene” Adams.
For many years Richard worked as a Rough Neck in the Oilfields. In his free time, he would fish for the Adams Fish Market. Richard loved making hoop nets for fishing.
Memorials can be made to Heartland Worship Center. Envelopes will be available at the service.
Condolences may be sent to www.short-cunninghamfh.com
Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Richard’s family.