Dean K. Adams

SALEM – Dean K. Adams, 87, formerly of Lisbon, died early Friday, March 28, 2014 at Blossom Nursing Home.

Born June 29, 1926 in Lisbon, he was the son of the late Wilbert L. and L. Pearl (Eells) Adams.

He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Ferris Coal Company for many years. He retired in 1992. He was also a lifelong farmer, operating the family farm on Roller Coaster Road.

Dean leaves his wife, the former Dorothy M. (Shearer) Adams, whom he married Oct. 15, 1949; two children, Doreen (Michael) Smith of Pataskala, Ohio, and Dennis (Bonnie) of Lisbon; three grandchildren, Dawn (Greg) DeCarlo, Andrew Adams and Matthew (Maratha) Adams; step-grandchildren, Dustin and Drew Hannay; a sister, Jean Ann (Alfred) Cook of Lisbon; and three great-grandchildren.

His brother Don Adams is deceased.

There will be a private family service at Weber Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512.

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