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James C. 'Jim' Adams, Sr.

James C. 'Jim' Adams, Sr.

James C. 'Jim' Adams, Sr., age 80, of Liberty, IL died on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM in Blessing Hospital. He was born on August 25, 1939 in Whitesburg, KY the son of Orville Andrew Adams, Sr. & Roxie (Kincer) Adams. He married Effie Watkins and she preceded him in death.

James was a member of the United States Army. He was a tool and dye make for many years and also ran an upholstery business along with his wife for many years.

James was always building things. He built and remodeled his house. His greatest love was his family.

He is survived by:
CHILDREN: Orville 'Romeo' Adams, III; James Adams, Jr., Margaret Jackson and Frank Mullet (Danielle).
GRANDCHILDREN: Christina Adams, Jessica Adams, Aaron Adams, Austin Adams, CayDen Fantz, Tiffany Devlin, James Carlos 'Big Guy' Adams III; Andrew Adams, Kaylinn Bruns, Jeremiah Adams, Paula Finney (Jami English), Albert Finney (Marlena Pepper), Jamie Jackson, Melinda Cantrell (Alan); Jessica Jackson, Gary Jackson, William Mullet, Jonathan Mullet, Jackson Mullet, and Jacob Mullet.
SIBLINGS: Roger Adams (Mary); Eddy Adams (Brenda) and Michael Adams (Marge).
Numerous great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild with another great-great grandchild on the way, nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

James was preceded in death by: his parents, numerous siblings, a daughter: Diane Mullet and 2 grandchildren: Orville Andrew Adams, IV, and Crystal Mullet.

A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 4:00 PM in the Life Tabernacle Church in Canton, MO. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Julia Adams
Chicago, IL
Please accept my heartfelt condolences, words cannot begin to express the sadness you are feeling right now, God rest his soul.
Heather Crane
Jim is such a wonderful man all around! A hard worker and very much dedicated to his family! He will be dearly missed and always remembered ❤
Quincy, IL
sending our condolences to you all. Frank and Danielle if we can do anything let us know. We love you guys
Springfield, IL
Pappa you will be missed by many. You had a great soul. It was such a honor knowing you . Thank you for your service in the Military and for being such a nice person all around. You will always be in our hearts and prayers. Now R.I.P Pappa. Let the good Lord comfort you now. Love you always.