Stanley L. Adams


Stanley L. Adams, 77, of 15th Street, passed away at 4:35 p.m. October 19, 2017, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Stanley was born December 13, 1939, in McCook County, South Dakota, the son of Clifford Andrew and Iva May Tarrell Adams. He married Mrs. Vivian Smith on April 7, 1963.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and was employed as a barber for 47 years. He loved his work along with meeting all of the new people who came in to the shop.

He collected HO model trains, enjoyed fishing, and loved family gatherings, along with spending time with his family.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, October 23, 2017, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Pastor Irvin Venge officiating. Calling will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military honors presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian; mother, Iva of Columbus; sons, Gerald L. (Lenora) Adams and John A. (Cristy) Adams, both of Columbus; a daughter, Melissa (Scott) Bay of Columbus; brothers, Lloyd Adams of Minong, WI and Marlin (Shirley) Adams of Columbus; sister, Carol Elliott of Orleans, IN; grandchildren, Erica Roberts, Kristen Bay and Sarah Adams; and great-grandchildren, Aubrey Richardson and Evan Richardson.

He was preceded in death by his father; and a sister, Betty Wiggins.

You are invited to view his video tribute, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.